Is the word priorize acceptable? I used it and my son laughed at me and said the word is prioritize.

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    Your son is correct – Jim May 24 '19 at 1:38
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    Are you perchance converting an unused building into a priory? – tchrist May 24 '19 at 5:42
  • When you ask a question like this, you should include what you found (or not) in a dictionary. – GEdgar May 24 '19 at 11:57

Unless you meant "to make something prior"

Priorize that scene in the movie so the reveal is even more emotional.

Pretty sure that's a Dr.Seuss word. You may have dropped the dental (i)-t from the conventional prioritize, meaning to advance in necessity of attention (which is to make prior in a sense, I suppose...)

  • Apparently, priorizar is a Portuguese verb meaning "to prioritise (to give someone or something high priority)," several conjunctions of which are priorize. Then again, Portuguese isn't English . . . – Jason Bassford Supports Monica May 24 '19 at 17:37

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