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priority

[prī·ôr′itē]
Etymology: L, prius, previously
actions established in order of importance or urgency to the welfare or purposes of the organization, patient, or other person at a given time.

priority

the precedence of the earliest of two published taxonomic names.
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In the years 1992 through 1995, Reynolds incurred substantial environmental remediation costs in an effort to remediate contaminated areas, which resulted from its prior waste disposal practices.
2% to 1,574 units from the prior year quarter total of 2,161 units and dropped 21.
Health insurance companies use prior authorization to control the cost of expensive drugs, by making sure they are prescribed for medically recognized uses.
The first dispute was whether Quaker State had included an item in income in a prior year.
Prior it was only a matter of time before the equation "anti-Zionism equals anti-Semitism" would work its way into the religious dialogue, as one of the many fruits of a campaign to close down any criticism of Israel.
4), had had two or more sex partners in the prior month (1.
Based on all Federal and State arrest fingerprint cards processed by the FBI, officials estimate that two-thirds of the subjects have prior arrest records.
Although the ultimate determination of basis and E&P may be identical under both the final and prior regulations, there are a number of substantive changes that could affect affiliated groups filing a consolidated tax return.
It was one of those exciting moments in science," Prior says.
Prior to Wilde, Swaluk worked at Boston University as a Project Manager and prior to that she worked at Columbia Funds as a production coordinator.
5% to $984 over the prior year quarter result of $803 and was up 1.