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priority

US [praɪˈɔrəti]
UK [praɪˈɒrəti]
  • n.优先;优先权;重点;优先事项
  • Web优先级;优先顺序;优先考虑的事
Plural Form:priorities  
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n.
1.
[c]
优先事项;最重要的事;首要事情something that you think is more important than other things and should be dealt with first
a high/low priority
重点╱非重点项目
Education is a top priority .
教育是当务之急。
Our first priority is to improve standards.
我们的头等大事是提高标准。
Financial security was high on his list of priorities .
在他的心目中,金融安全是十分重要的一环。
You need to get your priorities right(= decide what is important to you) .
你需要把自己的事情分出轻重缓急。
You need to get your priorities straight .
你需要把个人事情的轻重缓急分清楚。
2.
[u]
~ (over sth)
优先;优先权;重点the most important place among various things that have to be done or among a group of people
Club members will be given priority .
俱乐部成员享有优先权。
The search for a new vaccine will take priority over all other medical research.
研制新的疫苗将排在其他一切医学研究之前。
Priority cases, such as homeless families, get dealt with first.
优先事项,比如无住房家庭的问题,得到优先处理。
3.
[u]
(车辆的)优先通行权the right of a vehicle to go before other traffic at a particular place on a road
Buses have priority at this junction.
在这个路口,公共汽车有优先通行权。

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