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For an industry that for a century was built on the primacy of movie theaters, the news was earth-shattering.
Because of the digital revolution, television advertising has lost some of its primacy.Does Advertising Actually Work? (Part 2: Digital) (Ep. 441)|Stephen J. Dubner|November 26, 2020|Freakonomics
Henderson says she believes there is a class of actions that benefit both the shareholders and stakeholders that have been overlooked owing to years of shareholder primacy.Stakeholder capitalism: Is it working, or is it all talk?|McKenna Moore|November 3, 2020|Fortune
A series of breakthrough experiments on the visual cortex of the cat, by Torsten Wiesel and David Hubel, cemented the explanatory primacy of a mapping approach to brain function in sensory systems.Our Mind-Boggling Sense of Smell - Issue 91: The Amazing Brain|Ann-Sophie Barwich|October 14, 2020|Nautilus
Both sides can point to some eye-popping statistics in America, the country which is perhaps ground-zero for shareholder primacy.The difference between shareholder and stakeholder capitalism|John Detrixhe|October 7, 2020|Quartz
And while abolition of the air force is unlikely, the factions that believe in the primacy of boots on the ground are influential.
When bourbon went corporate, tradition and quality had begun to play second fiddle to the primacy of profit.Hillbilly Heaven: The History of Small-Batch Bourbon|Dane Huckelbridge|March 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now, its descendent organizations are dedicated to advancing the 20th-century throwback notion of the primacy of the nation-state.Can Ukraine Control Its Far Right Ultranationalists?|Oleg Shynkarenko|March 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
McMahon attributes a relative decline in the cultural primacy of genius to two broad forces.
He informs us that, when listening to records, it is the beat he hears first, that it has primacy over the melody or lyrics.
He was a learned man, author of several literary productions, and was offered the primacy, which he declined.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Athelard, who succeeded Jaenbert in 790, had the primacy restored to him.The Cathedral Church of Canterbury [2nd ed.].|Hartley Withers
In the centuries that lie before us, the primacy of the world will lie with the English People.History of the English People, Volume VIII (of 8)|John Richard Green
The factors that strengthen these tendencies or connections are the frequency, recency, primacy, and vividness of experience.The Science of Human Nature|William Henry Pyle
Went to M. des Billiers: he attacked me again on the primacy of jurisdiction.Journal in France in 1845 and 1848 with Letters from Italy in 1847|T. W. (Thomas William) Allies