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priority

  

      n   pl   , -ties  
1    the condition of being prior; antecedence; precedence  
2    the right of precedence over others  
3    something given specified attention  
my first priority     


aperture priority  
      n     (Photog)   an automatic exposure system in which the photographer selects the aperture and the camera then automatically sets the correct shutter speed  
   Compare       shutter priority  
shutter priority  
      n     (Photog)   an automatic exposure system in which the photographer selects the shutter speed and the camera then automatically sets the correct aperture  
   Compare       aperture priority  
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