Sentence Examples


  • The Mayor takes precedence over all except the Queen.
  • We gave only limited thought to the upcoming session as our pre wedding trip and plans took precedence in our hectic schedule.
  • In 1805 the rank of "Grand Eagle " (now Grand Cross, or Grand Cordon) was instituted, taking precedence of the grand officers.
  • He takes precedence, Primus inter pares, of all the members, and is recognized as the official head of the Church during his term of office.
  • Breaking out occasionally into armed conflicts, and among the princes of the other principalities the old struggle for precedence and territory went on unceasingly until it was suddenly interrupted, in the first half of the thirteenth century, by the unexpected irruption of an irresistible foreign foe coming from the mysterious.