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secondary

adjective
     
sec‧ond‧a‧ry W2
1

secondary education/schooling/teaching etc

SES the education, teaching etc of children between the ages of 11 and 16 or 18
2 not as important as something else:
the novel's secondary characters
secondary to
Writing was always secondary to spending time with my family.
be of secondary importance/be a secondary consideration
Cost is the important thing - any benefits for the user are a secondary consideration.
secondarily adverb

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