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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 o sort out your priorities
    tienes que saber decidir qué es lo más importante
  • 3 uncountable (in traffic) (British English)
    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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