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prioritize

verb [I or T] ( UK usually prioritise)
 
 
/praɪˈɒrɪtaɪz/
to decide which of a number of different jobs or tasks are most important or urgent and deal with them first: Having a good grasp of the issues and knowing how to prioritize are essential when it comes to decision-making. In the aftermath of the hurricane, the administration had to decide how the rebuilding of shattered public infrastructure would be prioritized.
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