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American English: /praɪˈɔrədi/
British English: /prʌɪˈɒrɪti/

Translation of priority in Spanish:

noun plural priorities

  • 1 uncountable (precedence) the problems were dealt with in order of priority
    los problemas se trataron por orden de prioridad
    to give priority to something
    dar prioridad a algo
    priorizar algo
    they have given priority to reducing inflation
    le han dado prioridad a la reducción de la inflación
    this matter should be given top priority
    esta cuestión debería tener prioridad absoluta
    to have/take priority (over something)
    tener prioridad (sobre algo)
    (before noun)
    priority item/treatment
    asunto (masculine) /tratamiento (masculine) prioritario
    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.
  • 2 countable (important matter, aim) tax reform is (a) top priority
    la reforma impositiva tiene prioridad absoluta
    my first/number one priority is …
    para mí lo primero or lo más importante es …
    that is important, but it's not my priority
    eso es importante, pero para mí no es lo primero
    you have to get your priorities right or sort out your priorities
    tienes que saber decidir qué es lo más importante
  • 3 uncountable (in traffic) (British)
    Example sentences
    • 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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