Meaning of PRIORITY in English
▪ high , main , major , number-one , top
▪ first , immediate , urgent
Getting food, medicine and blankets to flood victims is the most urgent ~.
Material possessions have always been a low ~ for Mike.
▪ budget , budgetary , legislative ( esp. AmE ), spending , strategic
Using the Internet is one of the company's top strategic priorities.
VERB + PRIORITY
▪ choose , decide on , determine , establish , identify , set , sort out
You need to sort out your priorities before making a decision about the future.
▪ get , have , take
When hospital funds are being allocated children take ~.
▪ assign , give
We assign a high ~ to research and development.
The bank seems to give ~ to new customers.
▪ re-evaluate ( AmE ), reorder , rethink
To reduce stress you may have to rethink your priorities in life.
▪ ~ over
Her family takes ~ over her work.
▪ a list of priorities
▪ order of ~
List the tasks in order of ~.
▪ place a high ~ on sth , place a low ~ on sth
We need to place a higher ~ on family and social issues.
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012