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Definition 1: the act of preceding in time or order or rank (as in a ceremony) - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for precedency in the sense of this definition

(precedency is a kind of ...) any specific behavior

"they avoided all recreational activity"

Definition 2: preceding in time - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for precedency in the sense of this definition

(precedency is a kind of ...) quality of coming early or earlier in time

Definition 3: status established in order of importance or urgency - [noun denoting state]

Samples where precedency or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • ...its precedence as the world's leading manufacturer of pharmaceuticals
  • national independence takes priority over class struggle

Synonyms for precedency in the sense of this definition

(precedency is a kind of ...) a position of superior status

(... is a kind of precedency ) reduced priority

"dozens of cases were put on the back burner"

(... is a kind of precedency ) top priority

"the work was moved to the front burner in order to meet deadlines"

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