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English definition of “primary”

primary

adjective (MAIN)    /ˈpraɪ.mə.ri/ US  /-mɚ.i/
B2 more important than anything else ; main : The Red Cross's primary concern is to preserve and protect human life . The primary responsibility lies with those who break the law .Very important or urgent
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