pride of place
Date: 1605 the highest or first position

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pride of place — ► pride of place the most prominent or important position. Main Entry: ↑pride …   English terms dictionary

  • pride of place — pride′ of place′ n. cvb the highest or first position • Etymology: 1615–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • pride of place — n. the first or most important position …   English World dictionary

  • pride of place — noun the first or highest or most important or most ostentatious place • Hypernyms: ↑position, ↑place * * * : the highest or first position * * * the highest or most outstanding position; first place. [1615 25] * * * pride of place the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pride of place — noun the metaphorical position held by something considered most important For the Imhoffs, moreover, as for most northern collectors of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, Dürer holds pride of place, being represented by a complete… …   Wiktionary

  • pride of place — the most prominent or important position. → pride …   English new terms dictionary

  • pride of place — the highest or most outstanding position; first place. [1615 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • give something pride of place — give (something) pride of place have/take pride of place if something takes pride of place, it is in the best position to be seen by a lot of people. Works by contemporary artists are given pride of place in the exhibition. (usually passive) …   New idioms dictionary

  • give pride of place — give (something) pride of place have/take pride of place if something takes pride of place, it is in the best position to be seen by a lot of people. Works by contemporary artists are given pride of place in the exhibition. (usually passive) …   New idioms dictionary

  • have pride of place — have/take pride of place if something takes pride of place, it is in the best position to be seen by a lot of people. Bella s show jumping trophies take pride of place in the display cabinet …   New idioms dictionary

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