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  • Stoking long-standing disputes on the subject, there is news of late, starting with July's decision by the California Board of Regents to end preferential admissions based on race and this fall's demonstrations at the University of California at Berkeley and elsewhere by minority students.†   (source)
  • And now there was an example of an organism that destroyed them preferentially.†   (source)
  • If Whitney couldn't believe I'd be objective, if Simpson even got a whiff that I showed you any degree of preferential treatment, it would have been worse.†   (source)
  • Judson was not disposed to give any preferential treatment to the Amistads during the trial.†   (source)
  • The second man was accorded preferential treatment.†   (source)
  • I'm sure you guys have a feu' years left of preferential treatment.†   (source)
  • You pulse in data and let it establish its own preferential pathways, by means of the magnetic material's becoming increasingly magnetized each time the current passes through it, thus cutting the resistance.†   (source)
  • Farmer liked to say that tuberculosis made its own preferential option for the poor.†   (source)
  • What else is a "preferential option for the poor" in medicine?†   (source)
  • He embodied a preferential option for the poor.†   (source)
  • He thought he saw a flicker of annoyance pass over McLaggen's face and wondered whether McLaggen expected preferential treatment because they were both "old Sluggy's" favorites.†   (source)
  • "But didn't we always say that people who go into policy make a preferential option for their own ideas?†   (source)
  • The central imperative of liberation theology—to provide a preferential option for the poor—seemed like a worthy life's goal to him.†   (source)
  • They hadn't talked long before Jim declared that he wanted to make Farmer's preferential option for the poor his own life's work.†   (source)
  • For telegraphic expression—"O for the P" instead of "a preferential option for the poor"—and action adventure movies and People magazine, which they called the Journal of Popular Studies, the jps.†   (source)
  • It is often impossible to find out either party's real wishes; with luck, they end by doing something that neither wants, while each feels a glow of self-righteousness and harbours a secret claim to preferential treatment for the unselfishness shown and a secret grudge against the other for the ease with which the sacrifice has been accepted.†   (source)
  • I was myself so much more antecedently conscious of my figures than of their setting—a too preliminary, a preferential interest in which struck me as in general such a putting of the cart before the horse.†   (source)
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