Visit the forum if you have a language query!

priority

Definition from Dictionary, a free dictionary
Live poor so you can die rich.
Source Unknown
Jump to: navigation, search

English

Wikipedia-logo-en.png
Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈpɹaɪɒɹɪti/ SAMPA: /"praIQrIti:/

Adjective

priority (not comparable)

Positive
priority

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) Prior or antecedent in time, or preceding something else; as, priority application.
  2. (nonstandard) Having precedence; of superior rank.

Translations

Usage notes

Note that most other dictionaries list this only as a noun; some people will correct you if you use it as an adjective.

Noun

Singular
priority

Plural
priorities

priority (priorities)
  1. An item's relative importance.
    He set his e-mail message's priority to high.
  2. A goal of a person or an organisation.
    She needs to get her priorities straight and stop playing games.

Derived terms

Translations

Elsewhere on the web

En-En

En-It

En-Fr

En-El

En-Sp

En-Mul

En-De

OnelookIATEIATEIATEIATEProZDict.cc
WordnikIATELinguee
GoogleIATE