Definition of 'priority'
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We are an island nation and the priority for any government is to protect its people. The Sun (2016)But you still need to give it priority. The Sun (2016)They were our first two priorities and there will be one or two more coming in. The Sun (2017)The first priority must be to rid the road of diesel cars. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Have we got our priorities right? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Our priority is getting her home. The Sun (2017)The Church reflects this ageism and little priority is given to older people and their needs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The citizens of Britain must be its first priority. The Sun (2016)There are more important priorities. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When the railways were privatised, the priority was to get what looked like a declining industry off the government's balance sheet. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The main priority is to keep fit. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You get your priorities right when you become ill. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The first step is to establish financial priorities. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Full employment had ceased to be a priority of government policy. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)Those who cannot make their job the top priority become marginalized from centers of innovation and influence. Christianity Today (2000)Give these top priority and build the rest of each day around them. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Your own reputation should be your first priority. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The need to reopen negotiations on the issue must be a priority. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Our team is focused on the main priorities. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We owe it to them and to ourselves to get our priorities right. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Does this give us a clue about government priorities? Times, Sunday Times (2014)They should expect priority attention from those who care for them. The Residue Report - an action plan for safer food (1988)This has become a very important priority for her. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The first priority is to ensure that this man is quickly found and arrested. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But the priority must be to increase lending to help businesses to secure growth. Times, Sunday Times (2011)His main priority is to keep the spotlight on the places where support is needed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We need to get our priorities right. The Sun (2010)Perhaps his priority should be building new roads and repairing motorway potholes to really get the wheels of industry running smoothly. The Sun (2011)It is well suited to aiding a modernization of British society according to the priorities of financial and property interests. Remaking Planning: the politics of urban change in the Thatcher years (1989)
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Translations for 'priority'
British English: priority /praɪˈɒrɪtɪ/ NOUN
If something is a priority, it is the most important thing you have to achieve or deal with before everything else.
Quality is our number one priority.
- American English: priority
- Arabic: أَوْلَوِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: prioridade
- Chinese: 优先
- Croatian: prioritet
- Czech: priorita
- Danish: prioritet
- Dutch: prioriteit
- European Spanish: prioridad
- Finnish: tärkein asia
- French: priorité
- German: Priorität
- Greek: προτεραιότητα
- Italian: priorità
- Japanese: 優先
- Korean: 우선순위
- Norwegian: prioritet
- Polish: pierwszeństwo priorytet
- European Portuguese: prioridade
- Romanian: prioritate
- Russian: приоритет
- Spanish: prioridad
- Swedish: prioritet
- Thai: สิ่งสำคัญที่สุดที่ต้องจัดการก่อน
- Turkish: öncelik
- Ukrainian: пріоритет
- Vietnamese: sự ưu tiên
Definition of priority from the Collins English Dictionary
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