preferment (Meaning)

Wordnet

preferment (n)

the act of preferring

the act of making accusations

preferment Sentence Examples

  1. The ambitious politician sought preferment by currying favor with those in power.
  2. The young surgeon hoped that his innovative techniques would earn him preferment in the medical field.
  3. The elderly professor waited patiently for the preferment he deserved for a lifetime of scholarly contributions.
  4. The aspiring artist believed his exceptional talent entitled him to preferment in the art world.
  5. The CEO granted preferment to the employee who consistently exceeded expectations.
  6. The wealthy patron offered financial backing in exchange for preferment within a certain organization.
  7. The ambitious student clawed his way to the top of his class, driven by a desire for preferment.
  8. The cleric hoped his piety would bring him preferment within the church hierarchy.
  9. The politician realized that his reckless actions had cost him any hope of preferment.
  10. The scientist dedicated his life to groundbreaking research, hoping that his work would earn him preferment in the annals of science.

FAQs About the word preferment

the act of preferring, the act of making accusations

rise, ascent,promotion, advancement, preference,elevation, creation, upgrading, glorification, aggrandizement

discharge, suspension, downgrade, deposition, dismissal, dismissal, removal, demotion, discharge, overthrow

The ambitious politician sought preferment by currying favor with those in power.

The young surgeon hoped that his innovative techniques would earn him preferment in the medical field.

The elderly professor waited patiently for the preferment he deserved for a lifetime of scholarly contributions.

The aspiring artist believed his exceptional talent entitled him to preferment in the art world.