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pride of place

the highest or most outstanding position; first place.
Origin of pride of place
First recorded in 1615-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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pride of place

The highest or most prominent position, as in His trophy had pride of place on the mantelpiece. [ Early 1600s ]
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