take precedence over (someone or something)(redirected from take precedence over)
take precedence over (someone or something)
To take priority over someone or something else. I'm afraid their project takes precedence over yours, as the company's survival depends on its success. Applicants with spouses or civil partners serving in the military will take precedence over all others.
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