as in precedence
the right to one's attention before other things considered less important the committee has decided to give your request priority, so you'll have a meeting early tomorrow morning

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“Priority.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/priority. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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