prioritize

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Other spellings[change]

Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA: /pɹaɪˈɔːɹətaɪz/

Verb[change]

Plain form
prioritize

Third-person singular
prioritizes

Past tense
prioritized

Past participle
prioritized

Present participle
prioritizing

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

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