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English definition of “have/take pride of place”

have/take pride of place

to have the most important position in a group of things: A portrait of the earl takes pride of place in the entrance hall.Being important and having importance
(Definition of have/take pride of place from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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