What does the word secondary mean?

Usage examples for secondary

  1. Perhaps there is some secondary meaning in the word. – Lalage's Lovers 1911 by George A. Birmingham
  2. I indulge a sanguine hope that the labours of this Committee may teach lessons which will lead to the improvement of the quality of primary education, and to the extension of that secondary instruction in science and art so much needed for the industrial progress of this country, a necessity proved at the Exhibition of 1851, originated and conducted by my illustrious father, and confirmed again in 1862, and at Paris in 1867, where our own artisans showed by their remarkable reports how strong were their convictions on this point. – Speeches and Addresses of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales: 1863-1888 by Edward VII
  3. He looked at his operatic engagement as secondary. – Memoirs of an American Prima Donna by Clara Louise Kellogg

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