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From Longman Business Dictionarypreferredpre‧ferred /prɪˈfɜːd-ɜːrd/ adjective [only before a noun]FINANCE1used to talk about a company’s most important investors. If the company is in financial difficulty, preferred investors may receive payment of dividends, debts etc even if others do not receive them, or full payment if others receive lessThe company filed a reorganization plan negotiated with its secured lenders and preferred stockholders.The new company would be 95%-owned by unsecured and preferred creditors.2preferred investments are those held by a company’s most important investors, or the payments that they receive on these investmentsIt has a controlling interest in the company and annually receives $22.5 million in preferred dividends.