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secondaryadjective

uk   /ˈsek.ən.dri/  us   /-der.i/

secondary adjective (LESS IMPORTANT)

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 ​immediateaction.

secondary adjective (COMING AFTER)

developing from something ​similar that ​existedearlier: The ​drug is not very ​effective against ​AIDS, though it may be used to ​treat secondary ​viral infections. You can't just rely on secondary sources for ​yourresearch into her ​lifehistory - you ought to ​look at ​primarysources such as her ​letters and ​diaries.

secondary adjective (EDUCATION)

B1 [before noun] mainly UK relating to the ​education of ​childrenapproximately between the ​ages of 11 and 18 ​yearsold: secondary educationUK Marcus has just ​started at secondary school.
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secondarily
adverb uk   /ˌsek.ənˈdeə.rɪ.li/  us   /-ˈder.ɪ-/
(Definition of secondary from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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secondaryadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈsek·ənˌder·i/

secondary adjective [not gradable] (LESS IMPORTANT)

less ​important than ​related things: A coach’s first ​responsibility is to the ​team – everything ​else is secondary.

secondary adjective [not gradable] (EDUCATION)

relating to the ​education of ​childrenapproximately between the ​ages of 12 and 18: The secondary ​curriculum will have to be ​drasticallyimproved.

secondary adjective [not gradable] (COMING AFTER)

developing from something ​similar that ​existedearlier: Someone who’s been ​treated for ​cancer can get a secondary ​tumor 20 ​yearslater.
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Significado de "secondary" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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secondaryadjective

uk   us   /ˈsekəndəri/
less important than ​related things: a secondary ​consideration/​factor/​objective Annual ​reportedearnings are often seen as being of only secondary ​importance.
PRODUCTION developed from something similar that existed earlier: They are the ​single largest ​provider of aluminium and its secondary ​products.
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET used to describe the ​trading of existing ​bonds, ​shares, etc. rather than new ones: Mortgage securities were ​mixed in secondary ​trading.
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