Friday, November 2, 2012



 noun \prī-ˈȯr-ə-tē, -ˈär-\
plural pri·or·i·ties
Definition of PRIORITY1
(1) : the quality or state of being prior (2) : precedence in date or position of publication —used of taxa
(1) : superiority in rank, position, or privilege (2) : legal precedence in exercise of rights over the same subject matter2
: a preferential rating; especially : one that allocates rights to goods and services usually in limited supply <that project has top priority>3
: something given or meriting attention before competing alternatives See priority defined for English-language learners »See priority defined for kids »Examples of PRIORITY
  1. Reorganizing the sales force will be a top priority for the new president.
  1. Getting the work done on time is a priority for me.
  1. She decided to go to the party instead of studying? Where are her priorities?
  1. I know you want to buy a new stereo, but right now, saving for college has to take priority.

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