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  1. precedence

    • IPA[ˈprɛsɪd(ə)ns]

    英式

    • n.
      the condition of being considered more important than someone or something else; priority in importance, order, or rank;the order to be ceremonially observed by people of different rank, according to an acknowledged or legally determined system
    • noun: precedence

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. the condition of being considered more important than someone or something else; priority in importance, order, or rank his desire for power soon took precedence over any other consideration
    • the order to be ceremonially observed by people of different rank, according to an acknowledged or legally determined system quarrels over precedence among the Bonaparte family marred the coronation
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    • IPA[ˈpresədəns]

    美式

    • n.
      the condition of being considered more important than someone or something else; priority in ... his desire for power soon took precedence over any other consideration

    Oxford American Dictionary