Definitions of "priority"
  1. The principle of making one thing more important or significant than others in a situation in which rights over the same matter are involved
  2. The situation of being given more importance over others when exercising rights over the same subject
  3. Pertaining to the principle of assigning importance in a sequence, especially when dealing with rights over the same subject
How to use "priority" in a sentence
  1. The earlier filed patent was given priority over the later ones.
  2. In case of multiple creditors, the senior debt has priority.
  3. In a bankruptcy case, priority of claims is determined according to the established laws.

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