precedence noun

ADJ. historical

VERB + PRECEDENCE have, take | give sb/sth You should give your schoolwork precedence. | claim The French kings claimed precedence over those of Spain.

PREP. ~ over The needs of the patient take precedence over those of the student doctor.

PHRASES in order of precedence The guests were seated strictly in order of precedence.

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