prioritize

[prahy-awr-i-tahyz, -or-]
verb (used with object), prioritized, prioritizing.
1.
to arrange or do in order of priority: learning to prioritize our assignments.
2.
to give a high priority to.
verb (used without object), prioritized, prioritizing.
3.
to organize or deal with something according to its priority.
Also, especially British, prioritise.


Origin:
1965–70; priorit(y) + -ize

prioritization, noun
reprioritization, noun
reprioritize, verb (used with object), reprioritized, reprioritizing.


See -ize.
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prioritize or prioritise (praɪˈɒrɪˌtaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to arrange (items to be attended to) in order of their relative importance
2.  to give priority to or establish as a priority
 
prioritise or prioritise
 
vb
 
prioriti'zation or prioritise
 
n
 
prioriti'sation or prioritise
 
n

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Example sentences
We fill a unique need by helping prioritize and efficiently manage repairs that
  increase home values.
Then you should prioritize those conditions that you want to negotiate.
When the government owns the printing press, it probably is not going to
  prioritize the publication of dissenting views.
It would not let you prioritize or create the links between events that give
  them meaning.
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