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
The caucasity lies in their immediate dismissal of any object that might pose a threat to the continued primacy of whiteness.
Will Hamas be able to sustain a nonviolent campaign despite the primacy of militants in its leadership?
Both trace their authority to the primacy of the word; both offer uplift to the common man, acting as his paternalistic confessor and instructor.
Maintaining American technological primacy in key industries should be a key consideration of U.S. antitrust policy—not just reducing concentration ratios in particular industries.
No one living on planet Earth in 2018 could reasonably question Netflix's primacy in the world of prestige TV.
Photo: johannes eisele/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Sheer economic heft isn’t enough to guarantee a currency international primacy.
Many in the Pentagon want China to attempt to overtly challenge the United States within domains where the United States enjoys a distinct military advantage, and for China to fail in order to reestablish U.S. primacy.
Their priority is aiding the party that shares their view of the primacy of protecting the makers from the takers.
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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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