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Middle English priorite from Old French from Medieval Latin priōritās from Latin prior first prior2
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Old French priorite, from Latin prioritas.
The first priority was rescuing children.
The priority should probably be assigned to the Orosius, but the point has been much debated.
Somehow it simply wasn't top priority in her life right now.
I'll make it a priority from now on.
With a baby on the way, Quinn's and Martha's top priority was a locality where they could raise a family in a large and comfortable home.
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