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principle of priority
(english) According to the Code, the principle that the valid name of a taxon is the oldest available name applied to it, provided that the name is not invalidated by a provision of the Code or by any ruling by the Commission. (See also: Code, taxon, Commission)
principe de priorité
(french) Selon le Code, principe selon lequel le nom valide d'un taxon est le nom disponible le plus ancien qui lui a été attribué, à condition que ce nom n'ait pas été invalidé par un article du Code ou par une décision de la Commission. (See also: Code, taxon, Commission)
pricípio da prioridade
(portuguese) Do Código, o princípio em que o nome válido dum taxon é o mais antigio nome que lhe foi aplicado, desde que não seja invalidado por uma qualquer disposição do Código ou por alguma regra da Comissão. (See also: Code, taxon, Commission)

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