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American English: /ˈsɛkənˌdɛri/
British English: /ˈsɛk(ə)nd(ə)ri/

Translation of secondary in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (subordinate)
    de interés secundario
    secondary stress o accent (Linguistics)
    acento (masculine) secundario
    that's of secondary importance
    eso es de importancia secundaria
    to be secondary to something
    ser de menor importancia que algo
    Example sentences
    • But, important as it was, it was still secondary to Johnny's primary concern and that was people.
    • Each group or person has individual goals - but in a partnership, they have to be secondary to the primary joint goal.
    • In some senses, the race is secondary to the social importance of this event.
    1.2 (not primary, original)
    de segunda mano
    de solidaridad or apoyo
    1.3 (Electricity)
    Example sentences
    • Apply the ac voltage to the primary winding and expect output voltage at the secondary side.
    • The burst in current causes a change in voltage in the secondary coil, which in turn causes a change in voltage in the feedback coil.
    • The reverse polarity creates a peak current about twice as high as the six amps of coil current on the primary side, and a higher peak-to-peak current on the secondary side.
  • 2 (School)
    de enseñanza secundaria
    secondary education
    enseñanza (feminine) secundaria
    segunda enseñanza (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • All four colleges provided training for secondary school teachers on integrated academic curricula.
    • I teach them for eight years before they go to boarding school to complete their secondary education.
    • Primary education lasts until the age of eleven, followed by secondary education.
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