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Meaning of “priority” - Learner’s Dictionary

priority

noun     /praɪˈɒrəti/
B2 [C] something that is very important and that must be dealt with before other things: My first/top priority is to find somewhere to live.Order and sequenceSimultaneous and consecutiveVery important or urgent
give priority to sth to consider that something is more important than other things and deal with it firstOrder and sequenceSimultaneous and consecutiveVery important or urgent
have/take priority (over sth) to be more important than other things and to be dealt with first: His job seems to take priority over everything else.Order and sequenceSimultaneous and consecutiveVery important or urgent
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…
(Definition of priority from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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