Business / Agriculture / Prior Appropriations: The system of water allocation used primarily in the arid western United States, where water is scarce. Under this system, earlier claims have priority over later claims, and claims are associated with specific volumes of water. Rights to water can be lost if they are not used.
Prior Noun Synonyms: former, previous, earlier, one-time, ex, erstwhile, old, last, late, latest, quondam, whilom
Business / Finance / Priority: Used for listed equity securities. System used in an auction market, in which the first bid or offer price is executed before other bid and offer prices, even if subsequent orders are larger. NYSE rul MORE
Business / Finance / Prior-Preferred Stock: Preferred stock that has a higher claim on all dividends and assets in liquidation than claims of other preferred stock. MORE
Business / Accounting / Prior-Period Adjustments: Adjustments made directly to Retained Earnings in order to correct errors in the financial statements of prior periods. MORE
Business / Finance / Prior-Lien Bond: A bond usually arising from reorganization with precedence over another bond of the same issuing company that is equally secured. MORE
Life Style / College / Priority Dates: Priority Dates are the dates by which you need to have your file completed in order to get financial aid before the fee-payment deadline. MORE