In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(treatment) preferente(treatment) preferencialto give preferential treatment to sb/sth — dar trato preferente / preferencial a algn/algo
- Domestic politics would be purged of interest groups vying for preferential treatment.
- I had been warned by the chairman of the board, Alan Craig, not to talk to any potential buyers or give any preferential treatment, and I never did.
- Favourable or preferential treatment of nephews suggests that inheritance does not have to wait until the decease of the putative benefactor.
- The targets, revealed this weekend, are a response to the government drive to counter what it sees as the preferential treatment of ‘privileged’ public school pupils.
- This proposition would ban discrimination or preferential treatment of ethnic and gender groups by California public agencies.
- At the same time, banks are continuing to strive to attract clients through lower interest rates and other preferential offers.
- They have enormous buying power and consequently get preferential treatment from suppliers.
- The loan has a state guarantee and a preferential interest rate of 7.5 per cent.
- I do remember examining my feelings at that time and wondering whether or not my parents' natural son had received any preferential treatment and I was forced to the conclusion that, if my parents had a favourite at all, then it was me.
- Discrimination is about different, often preferential treatment, and although I love both my parents and my partner, I give preferential treatment to my partner.
- It indicates a biased approach and preferential treatment in favour of individuals and groups.
- To draw more overseas Chinese to work in the province, the provincial authorities have constituted a series of preferential policies for the schooling of the returnees' children.
- ‘I want to emphasise that I'm not trying to use parliamentary privilege to get preferential treatment or investigation of my specific case,’ he said.
- Customers are also often attracted to such accounts by the promise of preferential interest rates.
- Since the start of 2005 most banks have started offering preferential interest rates.
2Business Economics (tariff/trade/terms) preferencialBusiness Economics (terms/tariff/trade) preferenteFinance (creditor/debt) privilegiado
- I accept that a print service provider would not fall into the category of a preferential creditor.
- The preferential creditors are company staff who are owed €61,500 in pay arrears for March, April and May.
- It will amend the Companies Act to make redundancy payments a preferential claim when a company goes into liquidation or receivership.
- As an unsecured creditor, your claim would be dealt with after the claims of preferential and secured creditors.
- He said that preferential creditors, including the Revenue, would be paid first, followed by secured creditors, including debentures and any property costs.
- The firm, a preferential creditor, is owed €113,000 for its examinership fees.
- As a preferential creditor, the Revenue Commissioners received the total assets, but was still left with a loss of more than €41,000.
- It showed that the assets were sufficient to cover the amount of the debts assigned to the firm and all the potential claims of the preferential creditors.
- However, if it proves impossible to rescue the company, secured or preferential creditors such as the Inland Revenue and employees, will be paid first from any remaining assets.
- As preferential creditors the Inland Revenue will receive about half the £77,000 they are owed but the Council, as unsecured creditors, will get nothing.
- Employees of the firm are listed as preferential creditors, and are due to be paid almost €130,000 from the insolvency fund.
- However, the meeting may approve such a proposal or modification with the concurrence of the preferential creditor concerned.
- Over six years ago, the Association put forward proposals, which would rank farmers as preferential creditors for agricultural produce supplied by them.
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