Translation of priority in Spanish:
noun plural -ties
- 1.1 uncountable (precedence) the problems were dealt with in order of priorityto give priority to somethinglos problemas se trataron por orden de prioridadthey have given priority to reducing inflationpriorizar algothis matter should be given top priorityle han dado prioridad a la reducción de la inflaciónto have/take priority (over something)esta cuestión debería tener prioridad absolutatener prioridad (sobre algo)(before noun)priority item/treatmentasunto (masculine) /tratamiento (masculine) prioritarioExample sentences1.2 countable (important matter, aim) See examples: tax reform is (a) top priority
my first/number one priority is …la reforma impositiva tiene prioridad absolutathat is important, but it's not my prioritypara mí lo primero or lo más importante es …you have to get your priorities right o sort out your prioritieseso es importante, pero para mí no es lo primero1.3 uncountable (in traffic)tienes que saber decidir qué es lo más importante(British English)Example sentences
- Financing the country's energy is an absolute necessity and takes priority over all things.
- We do develop the local into good quality players but there comes a time when work takes priority over the game.
- European Community law is potentially more powerful, since it takes priority over domestic law.
- The following two sections deal with bus lanes and traffic signal priority respectively.
- Give the bus priority over other traffic by fitting a musical klaxon, like the emergency services.
- Do taxis in Skipton have priority over all traffic?
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