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Definitions for Primacy
ˈpraɪ mə sipri·ma·cy
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the state of being first in importance
The state or condition of being prime or first, as in time, place, rank, etc., hence, excellency; supremacy.
The office, rank, or character of a primate; the chief ecclesiastical station or dignity in a national church; the office or dignity of an archbishop; as, the primacy of England.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
The chief ecclesiastical station.
Etymology: primatie, primace, Fr. primatus, Lat.
When he had now the primacy in his own hand, he thought he should be to blame if he did not apply remedies. Edward Hyde.
the state or condition of being prime or first, as in time, place, rank, etc., hence, excellency; supremacy
the office, rank, or character of a primate; the chief ecclesiastical station or dignity in a national church; the office or dignity of an archbishop; as, the primacy of England
Etymology: [LL. primatia, fr. L. primas, -atis, one of the first or principal, chief, fr. primus first: cf. F. primatie. See Prime, a.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
prī′ma-si, n. state of being first in order of time, rank, &c.: the office or dignity of a primate or archbishop.
The numerical value of Primacy in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of Primacy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of Primacy in a Sentence
By constructing the mortuary cavity, people created a shared space where community members could be placed all together, without any sign of certain individuals being given primacy.
Before Florange, a board's hands were tied in the event of a bid and all powers were centralised in the hands of shareholders, this was the opposite of the Delaware principle, which gives primacy to the boards of quoted companies in the United States.
The state is awkwardly trying to reassert its primacy, but generations now of Pakistanis have been raised with the belief that their version of religion trumps everything else, the blasphemy law is almost incidental to the larger trend of a radicalized society that has slipped out of the control of a weak state.
Black culture in America has had primacy in a way that hasn't been as embraced or as acknowledged as it deserves to be.
There is a primacy of the( United States) political system. If that primacy is' This is what you are going to do,' then that is exactly what we are going to do. We are a global company. We have interest and values and we have to balance both.
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