• An item's relative importance.
  • A goal of a person or an organisation.
  • The quality of being earlier or coming first compared to another thing; the state of being prior.
  • A superior claim to use by virtue of being validly published at an earlier date.
  • Precedence; superior rank.
  • right of way; The right to pass (an intersection) before other road users


Similar words


  • From Old French priorite, from Latin prioritas.
  • Morphologically prior + -ity

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