noun. 1. with regard to conditioning, the likelihood of occurrence of one of at least two consecutively accessible reactions, generally described as either a relative frequency or a ratio. 2. more typically, the action of selecting one option over other(s).
What is PREFERENCE?
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PREFERENCE: "It is obvious that a preference for the color blue was present from the beginning."
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