preferred


preferred
Possessing or accorded a priority, advantage, or privilege. Generally denoting a prior or superior claim or right of payment as against another thing of the same kind or class; e.g. creditor with perfected security interest
@ preferred creditor
Creditor with preferential right to payment over junior creditors; e.g. creditor with perfected security interest has priority over unsecured creditor. U.C.C. No. 9-301.
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- preferred dividend (dividend)
@ preferred dockets
Lists of preference cases prepared by the clerks when the cases are set for trial. For example, because of the constitutional right to a speedy trial in criminal cases, criminal dockets are normally given preference over civil dockets
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Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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