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synonyms for precedency

  • antecedence
  • earliness
  • lead
  • precession
  • preeminence
  • preexistence
  • preference
  • primary
  • priority
  • rank
  • seniority
  • superiority
  • supremacy
  • anteposition
  • prevenience
  • previousness
  • right of way

antonyms for precedency

MOST RELEVANT
  • subservience
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How to use precedency in a sentence

There is no precedency in a French assembly except amongst the Military.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
We will not take upon ourselves the invidious office of settling precedency between two such writers.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME XIIIJOHN LORD
Perhaps the offspring of Teppahoo and Tetteehowdeeah were destined to satisfy some cruel adjustment of rank and precedency.
A VOYAGE TO THE SOUTH SEAWILLIAM BLIGH
Johnson at once felt himself roused; and answered, "Sir, there is no settling the point of precedency between a louse and a flea."
BOSWELL'S CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE HONOURABLE ANDREW ERSKINE, AND HIS JOURNAL OF A TOUR TO CORSICAJAMES BOSWELL
I had read my last story, and it now only remained for chance to decide the question of precedency between Owen and Morgan.
THE QUEEN OF HEARTSWILKIE COLLINS
Flintyheart was second, while the others were arranged by some rule of precedency that was known to themselves.
THE CHAINBEARERJ. FENIMORE COOPER
These high priests were consulted on any national emergency, and in precedency of rank were superior to every man except the king.
THE STORY OF EXTINCT CIVILIZATIONS OF THE WESTROBERT E. ANDERSON
Precedency among Ministers of the same class, is not settled here throughout.
THE DIPLOMATIC CORRESPONDENCE OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, VOL. VIIIVARIOUS
In a dispute of precedency between the two factions, his partial judgment inclined in favor of the greens.
THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIREEDWARD GIBBON
The precedency must have been regulated by some other laws, rules, or usage than are presented by the Act of 31 Hen.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 49, SATURDAY, OCT. 5, 1850VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PRECEDENCY

  • antecedency
  • anteriority
  • importance
  • precedency
  • priority
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