La palabra del día: Prelación

Feminine noun. Priority or preference with which something should be attended to with respect to something else with which it is compared. If you asked me what is the difference between prioridad and prelación, my first thought would be that prelación is more common in legal context because the term prelación implies the idea of order. What I mean is that I would use prelación when I am speaking about a list.
The adjective is preliminar, and the adverb, of course, preliminarmente. dc