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One entry found for secondary.
Entry Word: secondary
Function: adjective
Text: 1 taken or created from something original or basic <history textbooks are secondary sources for historical information and do not represent original research>
Synonyms derivative, secondhand
Related Words unoriginal; consequent, resultant
Near Antonyms fundamental, nonderivative; first, primary
Antonyms basic, original
2 of little or less value or merit <while we were rushing to the hospital, I was worried about the car breaking down, but that was a secondary concern> -- see INFERIOR 2