Precedence in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Precedence

priority, the notion of being more important than something else

Examples of Precedence in a sentence

Rescuing innocent civilians takes precedence over protecting their property or securing their belongings. 🔊

When considering the most important aspects of society to defend, I believe the children take precedence over the wealthy. 🔊

If you are the first person in line for something, you have precedence over all of the people behind you, unless there is an emergency. 🔊

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