- 1[transitive, intransitive] prioritize (something) to put tasks, problems, etc. in order of importance, so that you can deal with the most important first You should make a list of all the jobs you have to do and prioritize them.
- 2[transitive] prioritize something (formal) to treat something as being more important than other things The organization was formed to prioritize the needs of older people.
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NAmE//praɪˈɔrəˌtaɪz//, NAmE//praɪˈɑrəˌtaɪz//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they prioritize
he / she / it prioritizes
past simple prioritized
-ing form prioritizing
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NAmE//praɪˌɔrət̮əˈzeɪʃn//, NAmE//praɪˌɑrət̮əˈzeɪʃn//noun [uncountable]