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sec·ond·ar·y

 (sĕk′ən-dĕr′ē)
adj.
1. Second or lower in rank or importance; not primary: concerns that are secondary.
2.
a. Following what is first in time or sequence: secondary fermentation.
b. Of or relating to secondary schools.
3.
a. Derived from what is primary or original: literary criticism viewed as secondary to literature itself.
b. Not immediate or direct: a secondary source of information.
4. Of, relating to, or being the shorter flight feathers projecting along the inner edge of a bird's wing.
5. Electricity Having an induced current that is generated by an inductively coupled primary. Used of a circuit or coil.
6. Chemistry
a. Relating to, or having a carbon atom that is attached to two other carbon atoms in a molecule.
b. Relating to the replacement of two of several atoms or groups in a compound, such as an amine in which two valences of the functional group are taken by carbon atoms.
7. Geology Produced from another mineral by decay or alteration.
8. Of or relating to a secondary color or colors.
9. Being a degree of health care intermediate between primary care and tertiary care, as that typically offered at a community hospital.
10. Botany Of, relating to, or derived from a lateral meristem, especially a cambium.
n. pl. sec·ond·ar·ies
1. One that acts in an auxiliary, subordinate, or inferior capacity.
2. One of the shorter flight feathers projecting along the inner edge of a bird's wing.
3. Electricity A coil or circuit having an induced current.
4.
a. Astronomy A celestial body that orbits another; a satellite.
b. The dimmer star of a binary star.
5. A secondary color.
6. Football The defensive backfield.

sec′ond·ar′i·ly (-dâr′ə-lē) adv.
sec′ond·ar′i·ness n.
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Adv.1.secondarily - of secondary import; "secondarily affected"
in the first place, primarily - of primary import; "this is primarily a question of economics"; "it was in the first place a local matter"
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secondarily

[ˈsɛkəndərɪli] advsecondairement
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secondarily

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My reading for reading's sake, as I had hitherto done it, was at an end, and I read primarily for the sake of writing about the book in hand, and secondarily for the pleasure it might give me.
He was so far from conceiving of love for woman apart from marriage that he positively pictured to himself first the family, and only secondarily the woman who would give him a family.
Secondarily, he made close acquaintance with phenomena which he had before known but darkly--the seasons in their moods, morning and evening, night and noon, winds in their different tempers, trees, waters and mists, shades and silences, and the voices of inanimate things.
This accident, depending primarily on the skill and virtue of the parties, of which there is every degree, and secondarily on patrimony, falls unequally, and its rights of course are unequal.
He is one of the most powerfully intellectual of all English writers, and the clear force of his work is admirable; but being first a man of affairs and only secondarily a man of letters, he stands only on the outskirts of real literature.
The published portraits insisted primarily upon an immense black moustache, and secondarily upon a fierceness behind the moustache.
The hybrid tire cord includes a nylon primarily twisted yarn and an aramid primarily twisted yarn, wherein the nylon primarily twisted yarn and the aramid primarily twisted yarn are secondarily twisted together, and after untwisting of the secondary twisting of the hybrid tire cord having a predetermined length, a length of the aramid primarily twisted yarn is 1.005 to 1.025 times a length of the nylon primarily twisted yarn.
Perampanel has been approved in over 55 countries around the world as an adjunctive treatment for partial-onset seizures with or without secondarily generalized seizures in patients with epilepsy 12 years of age and older.
The analyst believes that this growth should result in "elevated sales of gaming headsets, which should be positive news for Turtle Beach primarily and Logitech (LOGI) secondarily. Forte adds that the initial success of the latest Call of Duty title and Red Dead Redemption 2, which are also games with battle royale playing formats, will sustain demand for the Turtle Beach accessories.
A contraction in the services surplus is due to lower net receipts, mainly from other services and, secondarily, from transport services, while net travel receipts increased, since non-residents' arrivals and the corresponding receipts rose by 12.8% and 28.2%, respectively.
The fund's primary investment objective is to seek high current dividend income and secondarily, long-term growth of capital.