preferment

Primary Meanings of preferment

1.
n
the act of preferring
2.
n
the act of making accusations
Full Definitions of preferment
1

n the act of preferring

“the preferment went to the younger candidate”
Type of:
promotion
act of raising in rank or position
2

n the act of making accusations

preferment of charges”
Type of:
accusal, accusation
a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt

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