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prioritizeverb [I or T]

(UK usually prioritise) uk   /praɪˈɒr.ɪ.taɪz/  us   /praɪˈɔːr.ə.taɪz/
(Definition of prioritize from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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 public infrastructure would be prioritized.
(Definition of prioritize from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“prioritize” in American English

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