The academy changed the voting rules this year to include 10 Best Picture nominees with preferential ballots.
“Crony capitalism,” for example, typically refers to preferential relationships between politicians and business interests.
Either way, part of the tragedy and poignancy of polio is its preferential spread to babies and toddlers.
The preferential ballot will definitely favor Gravity, which I felt was a superior film anyway.
Hall even made it clear that his problem is less with the preferential admissions, but with the lack of transparency.
They almost mobbed the East Side leaders, with their voluble questioning about the preferential Union shop.
With that end no one will quarrel; but how will preferential trade promote it?
No tuneful fisher who was friendly with the muse ever failed to give the Coquet a preferential mention in his verse.
The other Premiers agreed to consider whether Canada's preferential tariff policy could be followed.
When real property is sold, we find that the agnates and cognates have always a preferential right of purchase.