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  Definition of precedency
  1. the act of preceding in time or order or rank (as in a ceremony)
  2. preceding in time
  3. status established in order of importance or urgency; "...its precedence as the world''s leading manufacturer of pharmaceuticals"; "national independence takes priority over class struggle"
Similar Words: precession, precedence, priority, antecedence, antecedency, anteriority

 

Hyponyms: back burner, front burner

 

Derivational Morphology: precede, lead, come before, predate, forego, antecede, antedate, prioritize, prioritise

 

 
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