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
With Noah Syndergaard, Jacob deGrom and a rehabbed Matt Harvey in the first three slots, the Mets looked poised to make their third straight postseason while challenging the Nats for primacy in the division.
Like CrossFitters, Levy believes in the primacy of the squat and the power of the barbell.
Macri and Seibert also publicly reaffirmed the primacy of education in their country's policy goals in their responses to Rihanna.
But in sweeping past Juventus, 4-1, on Saturday, thanks to two goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and one each from Casemiro and Marco Asensio, the team turned its recent primacy into something more lasting, something approaching hegemony.
While the other key private- and public-sector dynamics are still driving toward a cleaner energy future, Trump is seeking to resist that transition and restore the primacy of fossil fuels.
Coal’s primacy won’t be restored by the U.S. pulling out of the Paris Agreement.
Kushner, who earned Trump's confidence during the 2016 campaign, has jostled for primacy with Trump's Svengali, Stephen Bannon -- but the President, who describes himself as a fighter, likely admires this aggression.
Over the last 30 years, there has been a rise in single-vineyard Barolos, even as a few ardent traditionalists like Bartolo Mascarello insist on the primacy of wines blended from different communes.
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First Known Use of primacy
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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