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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pri·or·i·ty /praɪˈɔrəti, ˈɑr-/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pri·or·i·ty n.
 1. The quality or state of being prior or antecedent in time, or of preceding something else; as, priority of application.
 2. Precedence; superior rank.
 Priority of debts, a superior claim to payment, or a claim to payment before others.
 Syn: -- Antecedence; precedence; preëminence.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: status established in order of importance or urgency;
           "...its precedence as the world's leading manufacturer
           of pharmaceuticals"; "national independence takes
           priority over class struggle" [syn: precedence, precedency]
      2: preceding in time [syn: antecedence, antecedency, anteriority,
          precedence, precedency] [ant: posteriority]