primary interest

primary interest

Principal, although not exclusive, interest and responsibility for accomplishment of a given mission, including responsibility for reconciling the activities of other agencies that possess collateral interest in the program.
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On the other hand, there are those whose primary interest is in the apparent fact that we have KNOWLEDGE, that there is a world surrounding us of which we are aware.
Darwin's primary interest was in describing facial expressions and demonstrating that they are linked to the same emotions in all human cultures.
APHA Sections and Special Primary Interest Groups spent this summer in a friendly competition to boost their ranks.
of Oxford, UK) takes on perplexing issues at the heart of human activity and conflict and of primary interest to an understanding of Islamic militancy.
He said: "The Department of Health has created a policy vacuum in primary health care, and that vacuum is now being filled by entrepreneurs whose primary interest is financial reward rather health care.
Although Hutner's primary interest is in Restoration drama, particularly plays by John Dryden, William Davenant, and Aphra Behn, the study begins with an examination of how early seventeenth-century plays that inscribe English colonialist ideologies elucidate Restoration playwrights' revisions and adaptations of colonialist metaphors of the New World.
The primary interest of the author was what adolescents themselves have to say about their experiences with counseling.
Members are encouraged to submit proposals through their respective member group, such as their Section, Special Primary Interest Group, Student Assembly, Forum, Caucus or Affiliate.
He claims that his writings have never been intended primarily for communication, but rather for exploration, and yet they communicate remarkably well about subjects of primary interest to artists working in any medium.
The primary interest of the study was whether taking a set of college preparatory courses, here labeled the "core" set of courses, has a positive relationship with students' ACT scores, when the students have identical EXPLORE scores before starting high school.

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