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1‘pioneering new forms of surgery should be a priority for the National Health Service’
prime concern, first concern, most important consideration, most pressing matter, matter of greatest importance, primary issue
2‘the government's commitment to give priority to primary education’
precedence, greater importance, preference, precedency, pre-eminence, first place, highest place, predominance, primacy, the lead, weighting, weight
3‘traffic already on the roundabout has priority’
right of way
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