- precautionary principle,
Origin of precedence
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He filmed that part, too, with the host performing parody songs around Los Angeles to establish a precedence of parodic works.Nathan Fielder’s Business Theater: ‘Dumb Starbucks’ Wasn’t a Prank|Rich Goldstein|August 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They taught that "the interests of the poor have precedence over the interests of the rich."
The Order of Precedence also affects many other aspects of royal protocol, such as who arrives first at an event.Queen Orders That Kate Must Curtsey to 'Blood Princesses'|Tom Sykes|June 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Sherman has always acknowledged the contact, so maybe the whole issue of precedence is a dead letter.
The idea had originally come from Buckingham Palace; that boys should no longer have precedence in the succession over girls.
He took their abuse very coolly, settling the dispute by making the auld wives draw lots for precedence.Flora Lyndsay|Susanna Moodie
They still stood on the brink, discussing the question of precedence.The Free Lances|Mayne Reid
But these are the more palpable shapes of this desire for Precedence.Humanity in the City|E. H. Chapin
If rival shippers came together and neither was willing to yield to the other, a fight probably settled the rights of precedence.Great Inventions and Discoveries|Willis Duff Piercy
But, scarlet fever or no scarlet fever, the pursuit of Appleweight had precedence of private grievances.The Little Brown Jug at Kildare|Meredith Nicholson