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precedence

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of precedence

  1. the right to one's attention before other things considered less important his merchandise order takes precedence because we received it first Synonyms of precedence priority, right-of-wayWords Related to precedence preference; urgency; ascendancy (also ascendency), preeminence, primacy, supremacy; transcendence, transcendency; order, progression, sequence, succession; front burnerNear Antonyms of precedence back burner



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