Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) If something has or is given priority, it should go before other things. (noun) A priority is something that is important; you want to do it first or spend more time or money on it than other things.

Examples: (noun) Some say that teachers need to give priority to science over less important subjects. (noun) The Government needs to give a higher priority to the quality of life of its citizens. (noun) Learning the language is a high priority for all people who move to the country.

Synonyms: nouns: preference, first concern.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 7 D