- [noun] status established in order of importance or urgency; "...its precedence as the world's leading manufacturer of pharmaceuticals"; "national independence takes priority over class struggle"
Synonyms: precedence, priority
- [noun] preceding in time
Synonyms: priority, antecedence, antecedency, anteriority, precedence
- [noun] the act of preceding in time or order or rank (as in a ceremony)
Synonyms: precession, precedence
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