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precedence
used in Great Expectations

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Definition
to be prior to something else in time, order or importance
  • Sarah Pocket and Georgiana contended who should remain last; but Sarah was too knowing to be outdone, and ambled round Georgiana with that artful slipperiness that the latter was obliged to take precedence.
    Chapter 11 (67% in)

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