Priority It is a term that comes from the Latin word praelatĭo and which refers to the priority or predilection with which you have to deal with a certain issue against another with which you establish a comparison .
The concept may appear in various fields. At right , the priority is put into practice when applying or following a certain source. These sources are what allow the development of the legal norms that are applied in a State : the priority between one or another source (which may be a regulation, a law, a doctrine, a treaty, a custom, etc.) will determine the legal system Of the territory.
The priority also appears in the field of computing . The programming It requires considering the priority among operators when working with a language to develop an application. This priority allows to create a kind of pyramid, where the upper part is occupied by the priority operators.
Another use of the idea of priority is found in political assemblies or sessions. It is common to establish a prelation order to give priority treatment to the most urgent issues.
A priority list Finally, it can be created to be clear about what issue needs to be resolved or dealt with more quickly. Suppose that a non-governmental institution is about to receive a subsidy: those responsible for the imminent entry of money , create a priority list to determine which expenses should be incurred first (build a new headquarters, hire a legal officer, etc.).