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priority

noun [C/U]  us   /prɑɪˈɔr·ɪ·t̬i, -ˈɑr-/
something that is considered more important than other matters: [C] The president vowed to make education one of his top priorities.takes priority over If something takes priority over something else, it is more important: [U] Getting fresh water and food to the flood victims takes priority over dealing with their insurance claims.
Translations of “priority”
in Korean 우선권, 우선사항…
in Arabic أولَوِيّة…
in Portuguese prioridade…
in Catalan prioritat…
in Japanese 優先事項, 優先度…
in Italian priorità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 優先考慮的事…
in Russian первоочередная задача…
in Turkish öncelik, önceliği olan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 优先考虑的事…
in Polish priorytet…
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