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English definition of “secondary”

secondary

adjective (LESS IMPORTANT)    /ˈsek.ən.dri/ US  /-der.i/
less important than related things: Her health is what matters - the cost of the treatment is of secondary importance. The need for secrecy is secondary to the need to take immediate action.Of little or less importance secondarily     /ˌsek.ənˈdeə.rɪ.li/ US  /-ˈder.ɪ-/ adverb Of little or less importance
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