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1 secondary /ˈsɛkənˌderi/ Brit /ˈsɛkəndri/ adjective
1 secondary
/ˈsɛkənˌderi/ Brit /ˈsɛkəndri/
adjective
Learner's definition of SECONDARY
: not as important or valuable as something else
often + to
compare primary, tertiary
: of or relating to education of students who have completed primary school
see also secondary school
: caused by or coming from something else

— secondarily

/ˌsɛkənˈderəli/ adverb
2 secondary /ˈsɛkənˌderi/ Brit /ˈsɛkəndri/ noun
plural secondaries
2 secondary
/ˈsɛkənˌderi/ Brit /ˈsɛkəndri/
noun
plural secondaries
Learner's definition of SECONDARY
[count] American football
: the players on the defense who are positioned away from the line of scrimmage and who mainly try to stop forward passes by the offense
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