taken precedence

Arabic translation: هيمَنَت/سادَت على حِسابِ... / أحرزت قصَبَ السّبق

15:28 Nov 27, 2013
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English term or phrase: taken precedence
bigger, more flamboyant and so-called ‘starchitect’ envisioned designs have taken precedence over a more sustainable approach
Ivonne G
Local time: 14:42
Arabic translation:هيمَنَت/سادَت على حِسابِ... / أحرزت قصَبَ السّبق
Explanation:
I believe that a bit of a twist is necessary here to give a meaningful translation.

*precedence over someone or something:
the right to come before someone or something else; greater importance than someone or something else.
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Noura Tawil
Syria
Local time: 14:42
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Summary of answers provided
5 +2الأسبقية / الأولوية
Tamer Mekhimar
5تصدر
Firas Allouzi
4هيمَنَت/سادَت على حِسابِ... / أحرزت قصَبَ السّبق
Noura Tawil


  

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تصدر


Explanation:
تصدر أو غلب على

Firas Allouzi
United Kingdom
Local time: 12:42
Native speaker of: Arabic
PRO pts in category: 28
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الأسبقية / الأولوية


Explanation:
الأسبقية / الأولوية

Tamer Mekhimar
Egypt
Local time: 13:42
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic
PRO pts in category: 20

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هيمَنَت/سادَت على حِسابِ... / أحرزت قصَبَ السّبق


Explanation:
I believe that a bit of a twist is necessary here to give a meaningful translation.

*precedence over someone or something:
the right to come before someone or something else; greater importance than someone or something else.


    Reference: http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/precedence+over
Noura Tawil
Syria
Local time: 14:42
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic
PRO pts in category: 198
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