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Synonyms for precedence
ˈprɛs ɪ dəns, prɪˈsid nsprece·dence

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  1. precedence

    superiority, lead, priority, preference, antecedence, supremacy, pre-eminence

    inferiority, sequence, subordination, posteriority

Princeton's WordNet

  1. precedence, precedency, prioritynoun

    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"

    priority, antecedency, anteriority, precedency, antecedence, precession

  2. priority, antecedence, antecedency, anteriority, precedence, precedencynoun

    preceding in time

    priority, antecedency, anteriority, precedency, antecedence, precession

  3. precession, precedence, precedencynoun

    the act of preceding in time or order or rank (as in a ceremony)

    priority, antecedency, anteriority, precedency, antecedence, precession

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. precedencenoun

    priority (in time), anteriority, antecedence

  2. precedencenoun

    preference, superiority, pre-eminence

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  1. Chinese:

    In learning, age and youth go for nothing; the best informed take the precedence.

  2. Franklin D. Roosevelt:

    We have here a human as well as an economic problem. When humane considerations are concerned, Americans give them precedence. The lessons of history, confirmed by the evidence immediately before me, show conclusively that continued dependence upon relief induces a spiritual and moral disintegration fundamentally destructive to the national fibre. To dole out relief in this way is to administer a narcotic, a subtle destroyer of the human spirit.

  3. Amesh Adalja:

    I think the overarching goal of getting all eligible people vaccinated has to take precedence, we can’t let an overly dogmatic adherence to priority groups to cause inefficiencies in vaccine administration.

  4. Richard Feynman:

    For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.

  5. Abdullah Pratt:

    It doesn't shock me at all, it's really more of the same when you look at Chicago and Illinois and the politics. Is it upsetting ? Of course, it's upsetting. I could think of a million topics that could take precedence over that one incident.

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