precedency


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Synonyms for precedency

the act, condition, or right of preceding

Synonyms for precedency

status established in order of importance or urgency

the act of preceding in time or order or rank (as in a ceremony)

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That would only be the case if the external effects had precedency over everything.
33 They that are in Dignity or in office have in all places Precedency but whilst they are Young they ought to respect those that are their equals in Birth or other Qualities, though they have no Public charge.
However, the categorical support of his precedency, if compared to (Republican candidate Mitt) Romney is likely to remain high in November.
which establishes Whitaker's Table of Precedency, which has become
2, 470; No discovery cou'd have been made more happily for deciding all controversies concerning ideas, than that above-mention'd, that impressions always take the precedency of them, and that every idea, with which the imagination is furnish'd, first makes its appearance in a correspondent impression.