Definition of prioritization noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    (British English also -isation) noun
    BrE BrE//praɪˌɒrətaɪˈzeɪʃn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//praɪˌɔːrətəˈzeɪʃn//
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  1. 1the act of putting tasks, problems, etc. in order of importance, so that you can deal with the most important first Time management is all about accurate prioritization.
  2. 2prioritization of something (over something) (formal) the treatment of something as being more important than other things the government's prioritization of free-market principles over the needs of public health