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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Priority \Pri*or"i*ty\, n. [Cf. F. priorit['e]. See Prior, a.] 1. The quality or state of being prior or antecedent in time, or of preceding something else; as, priority of application. [1913 Webster] 2. Precedence; superior rank. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Priority of debts, a superior claim to payment, or a claim to payment before others. [1913 Webster] Syn: Antecedence; precedence; pre["e]minence. [1913 Webster]