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Adjective
Coming after, less important than, or resulting from someone or something else that is primary
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“When the dominant issue is resolved, a secondary issue may automatically become recognizable.”
Adjective
Being in a backup or supporting role
“We have a secondary power supply on hand just in case.”
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Being non-primary or indirect in nature
“Your teacher will probably allow you to report the data from a secondary source.”
Adjective
Following as a result or effect
“Organic diseases are a secondary result of the chronic use of alcohol as a beverage.”
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Indirectly or incidentally following as a result or effect
Secondary hypertension indicates that the elevated blood pressure is a secondary result of some other primary disease.”
Adjective
Existing beyond what is obvious or admitted
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Previously owned and used by another
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Small and attractive
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Pointing indirectly towards someone's guilt but not conclusively proving it
Noun
Someone or something that replaces another, especially temporarily
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