give precedence to

idiom

Definition of give precedence to

somewhat formal
: to treat (someone or something) as more important Many small businesses complain that the government's policies give precedence to large corporations.

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“Give precedence to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/give%20precedence%20to. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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