noun, plural pri·ma·cies for 2, 3.
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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
He informs us that, when listening to records, it is the beat he hears first, that it has primacy over the melody or lyrics.
Over the past 40 years, technology has slowly eroded the business model and primacy of the NYSE.
During the rule of the next archbishop, Jaenbert, an attempt was made to transfer the primacy from Canterbury.The Cathedral Church of Canterbury [2nd ed.].|Hartley Withers
In this respect, beyond any question, primacy must be given the writings of Myers.Historic Ghosts and Ghost Hunters|H. Addington Bruce
In 624, the third archbishop was carried off by gout, and Justus of Rochester succeeded to the primacy of the struggling church.Early Britain|Grant Allen
But we are not told the exact date of his deposition from his primacy.Magic and Witchcraft|Anonymous
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