prioritize

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verb pri·or·i·tize \prī-ˈȯr-ə-ˌtīz, -ˈär-; ˈprī-ə-rə-\

Definition of prioritize

prioritized

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prioritizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to list or rate (as projects or goals) in order of priority

prioritization

play \prī-ˌȯr-ə-tə-ˈzā-shən, -är-; ˌprī-ə-rə-\ noun

Examples of prioritize in a sentence

  1. It's always difficult to prioritize work, school, and family.

  2. If you want to do your job efficiently, you have to learn to prioritize.

  3. The town council hopes to prioritize the bridge construction project at the next meeting.

1961

First Known Use of prioritize

1961


PRIORITIZE Defined for English Language Learners

prioritize

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verb pri·or·i·tize \prī-ˈȯr-ə-ˌtīz, -ˈär-; ˈprī-ə-rə-\

Definition of prioritize for English Language Learners

  • : to organize (things) so that the most important thing is done or dealt with first

  • : to make (something) the most important thing in a group


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