verb (used with object), pri·or·i·tized, pri·or·i·tiz·ing.
verb (used without object), pri·or·i·tized, pri·or·i·tiz·ing.
to organize or deal with something according to its priority.
Also especially British, pri·or·i·tise.
Origin of prioritize
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to arrange (items to be attended to) in order of their relative importance
to give priority to or establish as a priority
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