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Even if you could separate the two, I don’t believe that aesthetic criticisms should necessarily take precedence over representational ones.
Realism in foreign policy reflects a messy, dangerous world where too little can be distilled into clear-cut moral absolutes, and thus national interest takes precedence over universal values.
The quality of information you're handing out to them so they can make important decisions about how to live their lives should take precedence over some scandalous thing that gets attention.
He respected Aristotle but taught that experiment took precedence over authority.
It should be also noted that the Display part of the SSC also has precedence over the Display campaigns in the account.
We have already arranged our order of precedence, and monsieur has the pleasure of first crossing swords with me.
The fight for precedence was savage, though no one spoke; but now and then fainting men begged to be released.
Ollus ex aedibus effertur.3 Questions of order and precedence were settled by one of the undertakers (dsgntor).
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
Neither the fencing dispute nor the question of the Hafod Unos had taken nominal precedence of this.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
Then each one dips in his spoon in the order of precedence, and eats as much as he can.
PAUL PATOFFF. MARION CRAWFORD

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propinquitynoun | [proh-ping-kwi-tee ]SEE DEFINITION
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