how to pronounce priority


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the above transcription of priority is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

priority is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of priority in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… pedestrians have priority this specifies …”

meaning of priority

Priority means the order of importance or the degree of importance.

priority frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word priority occurs in english on average 17.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics priority can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that priority can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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