English Vietnamese dictionary
- danh từ
- quyền được trước, quyền đi trước, quyền đứng trước, quyền ở trước
- địa vị cao hơn, địa vị trên
- to take precedence of: được ở trên, được ngồi trên, được ở địa vị cao hơn
Advanced English dictionary
[U] ~ (over sb/sth) the condition of being more important than sb else and therefore coming or being dealt with first
She had to learn that her wishes did not take precedence over other people's needs. + The speakers came on to the platform in order of precedence (= the most important one first). + Environmental concerns must be given precedence over commercial interest.
precedency, priority, pre-eminence, superiority, supremacy, preference, privilege, prerogative, importance, rank, position, primacy:
Your school work must take precedence over football practice.
VERB + PRECEDENCE
have, take | give sb/sth
You should give your schoolwork precedence.
The French kings claimed precedence over those of Spain.
The needs of the patient take precedence over those of the student doctor.
in order of precedence
The guests were seated strictly in order of precedence.
Concise English dictionary
+status established in order of importance or urgency
+preceding in time
+the act of preceding in time or order or rank (as in a ceremony)