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  • 1 take precedence — index beat (defeat), override, surpass, transcend Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 take precedence over — TAKE PRIORITY OVER, outweigh, prevail over, come before. → precedence * * * take precedence over ● precede …

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  • 3 take precedence over — index outweigh Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 take precedence over — the children s needs take precedence over all the other concerns Syn: take priority over, outweigh, prevail over, come before …

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  • 5 take rank of — To take precedence over • • • Main Entry: ↑rank …

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  • 6 Precedence — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Precedence >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 precedence precedence Sgm: N 1 coming before coming before &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 the lead the lead le pas Sgm: N 1 superiority superiority &c. 33 Sgm: N 1 …

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  • 7 precedence — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ historical VERB + PRECEDENCE ▪ have, take ▪ give sb/sth ▪ You should give your schoolwork precedence …

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  • 8 precedence — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Coming before Nouns 1. precedence, coming before; superiority, importance, preference; priority, preexistence; antecedence, precedency, antecedency, anteposition, anteriority, pecking order. 2.… …

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  • 9 precedence — prec|e|dence [ presıdəns ] noun uncount a more important position or status than something or someone else, or the right to a more important position or status: Disputes over precedence were inevitable. have/take precedence: Safety should take… …

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  • 10 precedence — UK [ˈpresɪdəns] / US noun [uncountable] a) a more important position or status than something or someone else, or the right to a more important position or status Quarrels over precedence were inevitable. have/take precedence: Safety should take… …

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  • 11 precedence — The established system of priorities of trade in an exchange. For example, the highest bid and lowest offer have highest precedence; the first bid or first offer at a price has highest priority, and large orders have priority over smaller orders …

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  • 12 precedence, precedent — These words have common origins in Latin terms meaning to go before and to yield. Precedence refers to the act or fact of going before, priority in rank or order, the right to go in front : On highways, ambulances have precedence (or take… …

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  • 13 precedence — n. to have, take precedence over * * * [ presɪd(ə)ns] take precedence over to have …

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  • 14 precedence — [[t]pre̱sɪdəns[/t]] N UNCOUNT: usu N over n If one thing takes precedence over another, it is regarded as more important than the other thing. Have as much fun as possible at college, but don t let it take precedence over work... As the King s… …

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  • 15 precedence — noun quarrels over precedence take precedence over Syn: priority, rank, seniority, superiority, primacy, preeminence, eminence …

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  • 16 precedence — [ˈpresɪdəns] noun take precedence (over) if something takes precedence over something else, it is more important and should be dealt with first[/ex] …

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  • 17 take place — verb come to pass (Freq. 54) What is happening? The meeting took place off without an incidence Nothing occurred that seemed important • Syn: ↑happen, ↑hap, ↑go on, ↑pass off …

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  • 18 precedence — n. (also precedency) 1 priority in time, order, or importance, etc. 2 the right of preceding others on formal occasions. Phrases and idioms: take precedence (often foll. by over, of) have priority (over) …

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  • 19 Precedence — • The right to enjoy a prerogative of honour before other persons Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Precedence     Precedence     † …

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  • 20 precedence — noun (U) 1 take/have precedence over to be considered more important than someone or something else and therefore come or be done before them: Saving the child s life took precedence over everything else. 2 the relative importance of different… …

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