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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 or 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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