Translation of secondary in Spanish:

secondary

Pronunciation: /ˈsekənderi; ˈsekəndri/

adj

  • 1 1.1 (subordinate) [matter] de interés secundario; [road] secundario secondary stress o accent [Linguistics/Lingüística] acento (masculine) secundario that's of secondary importance eso es de importancia secundaria to be secondary to sth ser* de menor importancia que algo
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    • 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) [source] de segunda mano; [infection/effect] secundario; [tumor] secundario, metastásico; [industry] secundario; [strike/action/picketing] de solidaridad or apoyo 1.3 [Electricity/Electricidad] [current/coil/voltage] secundario
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    • 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 [Education/Educación] [teacher/pupils] de enseñanza secundaria secondary education enseñanza (f) secundaria, segunda enseñanza (f)
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    • 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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