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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Priority in place, time, or rank.

Usage examples (38)
  • For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
  • ...its precedence as the world's leading manufacturer of pharmaceuticals
  • The only time the right-wing nutjobs honor precedence is when their idealogues on the court use it to their favorite flavor of outrage.
  • «sleeping-sickness» takes precedence from the medical point of view. for more
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