Give preference to someone - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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give preference to (someone or something)
To prioritize someone or something above someone or something else. The recruiter was told to give preference to any alumni who apply for the job.
give (a) preference to somebody/something treat somebody/something in a way that gives them an advantage over other people or things: Preference will be given to graduates of this university.
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When choosing a moderator, give preference to someone
with previous experience moderating a group.
All else being equal, I would give preference to someone
who is active in whatever association is conducting the meeting.