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How to use preferment in a sentence
It would be a misfortune if the impression were created that preferment to the episcopal bench was confined to High Churchmen.
You won't keep him long, you know, for Puffin's a man certain of good preferment.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Under the latter he was deprived of his preferment in Oxford, and under a harsher rule might have incurred yet graver penalties.The English Church in the Eighteenth Century|Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
In November, 1561, his preferment was announced, and almost immediately afterwards the news was contradicted on authority.Ireland Under the Tudors, Vol. II (of 3)|Richard Bagwell
"And my partial little daughter had the bestowal of such preferment and titles," he added laughingly.Elsie's Vacation and After Events|Martha Finley