Sentence Examples


  • The Mayor takes precedence over all except the Queen.
  • We gave only limited thought to the upcoming session as our pre wedding trip and plans took precedence in our hectic schedule.
  • In 1805 the rank of "Grand Eagle " (now Grand Cross, or Grand Cordon) was instituted, taking precedence of the grand officers.
  • He takes precedence, Primus inter pares, of all the members, and is recognized as the official head of the Church during his term of office.
  • Pyramids were erected for queens as well as for kings, and the position of the queens was little inferior to that of their consorts, though, so far as monumental representations go, they always yielded precedence to the latter.