prioritise

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Other spellings[change]

Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /praɪˈɒrətaɪz/

Verb[change]

Plain form
prioritise

Third-person singular
prioritises

Past tense
prioritised

Past participle
prioritised

Present participle
prioritising

  1. (transitive & intransitive) If you prioritise something, you put it first in a group of things in order of their importance.
    Sally's bad grade was the result of her prioritising fun over her studies.
  2. (transitive) If you prioritise a number of tasks, you rank them in order of their importance.
    We should prioritise the things we need to do today.

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