prioritize Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"prioritize" in British English

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prioritizeverb [I or T]

(UK usually prioritise) uk   /praɪˈɒr.ɪ.taɪz/  us   /-ˈɔːr.ə-/
to ​decide which of a ​group of things are the most ​important so that you can ​deal with them first: You must ​learn to prioritize ​yourwork.
(Definition of prioritize from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"prioritize" in American English

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prioritizeverb [I/T]

 us   /prɑɪˈɔr·əˌtɑɪz, -ˈɑr-/
to ​arrange in ​order of ​importance so that you can ​deal with the most ​important things before the ​others: [I] You have to prioritize in this ​job because you can’t do everything.
prioritization
noun [U]  /prɑɪˌɔr·ə·t̬ɪˈzeɪ·ʃən, -ˌɑr-/
There has to be a prioritization of ​projects.
(Definition of prioritize from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"prioritize" in Business English

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prioritizeverb [I or T]

(UK usually prioritise) uk   us   /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 ​publicinfrastructure would be prioritized.
(Definition of prioritize from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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