Definition of Preoption

1. n. Right of first choice.



Definition of Preoption

1. Noun. The right of first choice. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Preoption

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Preoption

preoperational
preoperative
preoperatively
preopercula
preopercular
preoperculars
preoperculum
preopinion
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preoptimization
preoptimizations
preoptimize
preoptimized
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preoptimizing
preoption (current term)
preoptions
preoral
preorbital
preordain
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preordainments
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preordinance

Literary usage of Preoption

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1. Biographia Borealis; Or Lives of Distinguished Northerns, by Hartley Coleridge (1833)
"... should have preoption of chambers or livings, over a Doctor of Divinity ranking only 49. Bentley generally contended for priority of degree; alleging, ..."

2. The Worthies of Yorkshire and Lancashire;: Being Lives of the Most by Hartley Coleridge (1836)
"... should have preoption of chambers or livings, over a Doctor of Divinity rank, ing only 49. Bentley generally contended for priority of degree; alleging, ..."

3. American Journal of Education by Barnard (1882)
"... the words of the statute do, in our disinterested opinion, clearly define the highest graduate, not the senior member, as having the right of preoption. ..."

4. Thesaurus of English words and phrases, classified and arranged so as to by Peter Mark Roget (1858)
"... eclecticism, preference, predilection, preoption, discretion. 610. Absence of Choice, see Necessity (601). REJECTION, refusal, see (764) ; declining, ..."

5. Cambridge Essays by University of Cambridge (1858)
"... he ought to be permitted to do so in every case ; provided that he gives up his right of preoption to any office or benefice in the college gift. ..."

6. Lives of Northern Worthies by Hartley Coleridge, Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1852)
"... a Master of Arts, ranking fifty in the list of fellows, should have preoption of chambers or livings over a Doctor of Divinity ranking only forty-nine. ..."

7. Lives of Northern Worthies by Hartley Coleridge, Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1852)
"... the words of the statute do, in our disinterested opinion, clearly define the highest graduate, not the senior member, as having the right of preoption. ..."

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