precedency

noun

pre·​ce·​den·​cy ˈpre-sə-dən(t)-sē How to pronounce precedency (audio)
pri-ˈsē-dᵊn(t)-sē

Word History

First Known Use

1593, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of precedency was in 1593

Dictionary Entries Near precedency

Cite this Entry

“Precedency.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/precedency. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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