Examples of primacy in a Sentence
Civil law took primacy over religious law.
She has established primacy in her field of study.
Recent Examples of primacy from the Web
Kickbacks to ad agencies, the primacy of the traditional ad firm, the old-fashioned media strategy plan, the swagger of Madison Avenue — all are things of the past.
While most Tibetan residents in Yushu still converse with one another in a Tibetan dialect, Mr. Tashi worried that the growing primacy of Chinese would leave future generations of Tibetans strangers to their native language.
The maintenance of the U.S. power upon which America’s European allies rely, the administration believes, depends on blocking Iran’s drive for regional primacy.
The company has taken aim at the primacy of theatrical release, in an apparent effort to make online streaming the prevailing distribution model for movies.
Even New York’s famed cultural and intellectual scene is in jeopardy along with financial primacy.
Thus endowed with a centripetal, unifying geography that encouraged a single language, the easy exchange of ideas, and favored the emergence of a continental power, North America stood ready to achieve world primacy.
Do take some time, however, to appreciate another guy who may finally challenge Ohtani’s best teammate’s primacy in the baseball world.
And this is what’s most peculiar about Rachel Cusk — her assertion of the primacy of personal experience expands, rather than contracts, her sense of right and wrong.
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PRIMACY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of primacy for English Language Learners
: the state of being most important or strongest
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