precedence, precedency, priority(noun)
status established in order of importance or urgency
"...its precedence as the world's leading manufacturer of pharmaceuticals"; "national independence takes priority over class struggle"
priority, antecedence, antecedency, anteriority, precedence, precedency(noun)
preceding in time
An item's relative importance.
He set his e-mail message's priority to high.
A goal of a person or an organisation.
She needs to get her priorities straight and stop playing games.
A superior claim to use by virtue of being validly published at an earlier date.
Origin: From priorite, from prioritas.
the quality or state of being prior or antecedent in time, or of preceding something else; as, priority of application
precedence; superior rank
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'priority' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3065
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'priority' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2447
Rank popularity for the word 'priority' in Nouns Frequency: #865
The numerical value of priority in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of priority in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
For NASA, space is still a high priority.
I never say what the priority is; it's all a priority.
Make your own recovery the first priority in your life.
Wise are those who learn that the bottom line doesn't always have to be their top priority.
His priority did not seem to be to teach them what he knew, but rather to impress upon them that nothing, not even... knowledge, was foolproof.
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Translations for priority
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- tavoite, tärkeys, prioriteetti, tärkeysjärjestysFinnish
- 優先, 優先権Japanese
- prioritetNorwegian Nynorsk
- prioridades, prioridadePortuguese
- företräde, prioritet, prioritering, förtur, fokusSwedish
- sự ưu tiênVietnamese
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