noun, plural pri·or·i·ties for 2-4.
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OTHER WORDS FROM prioritynon·pri·or·i·ty, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for priority
Fixing systemic inequities in voting power should be a high priority for Democrats.
The National Academy of Medicine is working on priorities for the first phase.U.S. outlines sweeping plan to provide free COVID-19 vaccines|Rachel Schallom|September 16, 2020|Fortune
That process—dating back to the earliest days of the company—stands today as a very top priority.Why McDonald’s sets the standard for equitable business models|jakemeth|September 16, 2020|Fortune
For years, San Diego’s biggest priority when it comes to water has been securing its own drought-proof source of it.Morning Report: San Diego Is Ignoring an Untapped Water Source|Voice of San Diego|September 15, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Another senator backed up the idea that Atkins didn’t ask other lawmakers to make her bill a priority.Morning Report: Downtown Jail Outbreak Goes From Bad to Worse|Voice of San Diego|September 11, 2020|Voice of San Diego
In fact, in a recent study of their users internationally, it was the lowest priority for most.
Current and former intelligence officials have said North Korea has long been a priority target for American spies.
It's not necessarily a deal-breaker, but it is kind of a top priority.
If we want that to change, then all of us have to encourage our legislators to make funding community policing a priority.
“The tribe is really made of people who put travel as a priority in their entire lifestyle,” says Evita.‘We Out Here’: Inside the New Black Travel Movement|Charlise Ferguson|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
As Donovan described and figured this insect many years before Dr. Leach, his name has the right of priority.
I gladly yield to M. Papus the priority in time, which was possible to a well-informed gentleman, at the centre of the conspiracy.Devil-Worship in France|Arthur Edward Waite
Of all the foolish things that scientific men quarrel about, one of the most foolish is the question of priority of discovery.The Treatment of Hay Fever|George Frederick Laidlaw
Granted, therefore, that the question of form must take priority, how can it be best attained?Loss of the Steamship 'Titanic'|British Government
His merits in this as in other respects, his various claims to priority of invention, are only too often overlooked.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician|Frederick Niecks