preferment

Definitions of preferment
  1. noun
    the act of preferring
    “the preferment went to the younger candidate”
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    type of:
    promotion
    act of raising in rank or position
  2. noun
    the act of making accusations
    preferment of charges”
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    type of:
    accusal, accusation
    a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt
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