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priorities, plural;
  1. A thing that is regarded as more important than another
    • - housework didn't figure high on her list of priorities
  2. The fact or condition of being regarded or treated as more important
    • - the safety of the country takes priority over any other matter
  3. The right to take precedence or to proceed before others
    • - priority is given to those with press passes
    • - clear the left lane for priority traffic

  1. precedence: 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"
  2. preceding in time
  3. Priority is a 1979 album released by the Pointer Sisters on the Planet Records label. Their second venture with producer Richard Perry, it was also their second venture into rock. An across-the-board critical success, but not as commercially revered as its predecessor it was.
  4. Priority ("right of way") rules
  5. Priority is a fundamental principal of modern botanical nomenclature and zoological nomenclature. Essentially, it is the principle of recognising the first valid application of a name to a plant or animal. ...
  6. In patent, industrial design rights and trademark laws, a priority right or right of priority is a time-limited right, triggered by the first filing of an application for a patent, an industrial design or a trademark respectively. ...
  7. Traffic on roads may consist of pedestrians, ridden or herded animals, vehicles, streetcars and other conveyances, either singly or together, while using the public way for purposes of travel. ...
  8. An item's relative importance; A goal of a person or an organisation; A superior claim to use by virtue of being validly published at an earlier date; this sense?) Prior or antecedent in time, or preceding something else; as, priority application; Having precedence; of superior rank
  9. (PRIORITIES) funding sources develop annual program plans that include objectives and areas of emphasis. The areas of emphasis are called priorities, and the source awards grants for projects which most closely relate to those priorities. ...
  10. (Priorities) A family's choice as to what extent early intervention will be in the family's life; what is most important to the family
  11. (Priorities) Ability to determine what is necessary at that place and time.
  12. (Priorities) Discussions about which objects to treat when, involve a comparison of different views of urgency. There is the urgency dictated by the timetable for presentation and interpretation. There is the urgency that is based on predictions of future damage.
  13. (Priorities) The order set down by the Corporations Act 2001 for the payment of unsecured creditors of an insolvent company by an external administrator.
  14. (Priorities) This is the order of importance you place upon things, and, or, activities.  For example; watching American Idol and snacking on popcorn, instead of taking a walk- and sipping on water.  Instead of staying out til’ the bar closes, you are home sleeping.
  15. (Priorities) What a parent thinks is most important for their child and family.
  16. (Priorities) of client or industry professionals are analysed and noted for addressing in presentation
  17. (Priorities) the group is provided with a list of discrete items and at least one criteria. They have to order the items in relation to a valid set of criteria.
  18. (Priorities) when deciding which area to fix/clean first the priority must be to select the area where the child spends the most time. Eliminate any hazardous levels of lead dust by working through the dust removal/control options first. Next repair areas of deteriorated paint. ...
  19. (the priorities) necessary for stable health..
  20. The Bankruptcy Code's statutory ranking of unsecured claims that determines the order in which unsecured claims will be paid if there is not enough money to pay all unsecured claims in full. ...
  21. The order of preference, rank or position of the various liens and encumbrances affecting the title to a particular parcel of land. Usually, the date and time of recording determine the relative priority between documents.
  22. The Bankruptcy Code establishes the order in which claims are paid from the bankruptcy estate.  All claims in a higher priority must be paid in full before claims with a lower priority receive anything.  All claims with the same priority share pro rata. ...
  23. If there are several orders competing for a stock at the same price, a priority determines when one of these orders will be filled before any other at this price. Priority is based on the time at which the order is received into the system.
  24. The relative superiority of competing liens and encumbrances.
  25. Used for listed equity securities. System used in an auction market, in which the first bid or offer price is executed before other bid and offer prices, even if subsequent orders are larger. ...