Priority may refer to:

  • Priorities, debut album by Bedfordshire based rock band, Don Broco
  • Priority date, a concept of establishing waiting times in the immigration process by United States Department of State
  • Priority level, the priority of emergency communications
  • Priority Records, a record label started in 1985 and acquired by Capitol Records
  • Priority right, a time-limited right, triggered by the first filing of an application for a patent
  • Priority signs, a traffic sign that specifies which route has the right of way
  • Scientific priority, the priority of scientific ideas
  • Priority of the scientific names of organisms, including:
    • In botanical nomenclature
    • In zoological nomenclature
  • Subordination (finance), the order of priorities in claims for ownership or interest in various assets
  • Principle of Priority, the principle that the oldest available name for a biological taxon is the valid one
  • A tag or attribute of a requirement in software or systems engineering
  • In IUPAC organic nomenclature, each functional group is given a priority number

Famous quotes containing the word priority:

    It can be fairly argued that the highest priority for mankind is to save itself from extinction. However, it can also be argued that a society that neglects its children and robs them of their human potential can extinguish itself without an external enemy.
    Selma Fraiberg (20th century)

    Weekend planning is a prime time to apply the Deathbed Priority Test: On your deathbed, will you wish you’d spent more prime weekend hours grocery shopping or walking in the woods with your kids?
    Louise Lague (20th century)