secondary ADJECTIVE 1) coming after, less important than, or resulting from something primary. 2) relating to education for children from the age of eleven to sixteen or eighteen.
DERIVATIVES secondarily adverb.

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  • secondarily — adverb see secondary I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • secondarily — sec·ond·ar·i·ly …   English syllables

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