noun, plural pri·or·i·ties for 2–4.
Origin of priority
Examples from the Web for priority
Current and former intelligence officials have said North Korea has long been a priority target for American spies.
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
The priority that the regime places on cyber warfare is made clear by its recruiting.Inside the ‘Surprisingly Great’ North Korean Hacker Hotel|Michael Daly|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa, a longtime disability advocate, has made HCBS a priority, a Harkin aide told The Daily Beast.Medicaid Will Give You Money for At-Home Care, but You Might Wait Years|Elizabeth Picciuto|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Frantic wires have been buzzing all the afternoon for you—priority messages pouring in.Tell England|Ernest Raymond
Almost all the great inventions and the ingenious application of principles have many claimants for the honor of priority.The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner|Charles Dudley Warner
Besides, as the souls are contained in the perfect living Organism, it is one reason more for the priority of the Intelligence.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 3|Plotinos (Plotinus)
In accordance with the laws of priority, Rafinesque's name, Hicoria, takes precedence over Carya.The Pecan and its Culture|H. Harold Hume
Among them, by priority of right and by her energy, was Spain.