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adjective American English pronunciation: secondary /ˈsekənˌderi/
  1. 1
    less important than something else

    His feelings in the matter are of secondary importance.

    He only played a secondary role.

    secondary to:

    The color of the car is secondary to its quality and price.

  2. 3
    relating to the education of children between the ages of 11 and 16 or 18

    primary and secondary education

    secondary teachers/pupils

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