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Synonyms for primary

Synonyms for primary

not derived from something else

arising from or going to the root or source

marked by the absence of any intervention

Synonyms for primary

a preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen

one of the main flight feathers projecting along the outer edge of a bird's wing

(astronomy) a celestial body (especially a star) relative to other objects in orbit around it

coil forming the part of an electrical circuit such that changing current in it induces a current in a neighboring circuit

of first rank or importance or value


not derived from or reducible to something else

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most important element

of or being the essential or basic part

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of primary importance


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This year Oakham Primary School, in Oldbury, is on top as the best school in the local area.
This year's results put St Sebastian's Catholic Primary School and Nursery as the top school in Liverpool, with Thornton Hough Primary School coming top in Wirral.
National figures show the number of primary school pupils reaching the expected standard in reading, writing and maths has risen.
Bronze Bannockburn High; Braehead Primary; Cornton Primary.
For many variables, the analysts have provided three sets of numbers: the numbers for the primary caregivers, the numbers for the non-primary caregivers, and the numbers for all caregivers.
Northern Governorate: Al Sehla Primary School, Karranah Primary Girls School, Jaber Ben Hayan Primary Boys School, Budaiya Primary Intermediate Girls School, Saar Secondary School Girls School, Hamad Town Primary Girls School, Imam Ghazali intermediate Boys School, Alahd Alzaher Secondary Girls School and Balqees Primary Girls School.
A spokesman for Birmingham City Council said: "We have a plan to ensure the 74 remaining primary schools have any required works complete in time for the new school year in September, to ensure they can provide a nutritious meal to children.
Aldermoor Farm Primary School, which had its new buildings completed in 2007, and Moat House Primary School, which had its new buildings finished in 2004, are among 20 schools earmarked for permanent expansion in September 2014.
We are hoping that the new Standard Four classroom will have been built by next January so that we do not have to conduct classes under the sun," says Gladys, who has taught at Kisamis Primary School for six years.
Griffing points out that there's a big difference between the construction and demolition debris in Europe and the United States and that adapting primary shredders to handle the more demanding U.
Beverley School in Middlesbrough, Riverdale Primary School in Redcar and Mount Pleasant Primary School in Darlington received Activemark Gold.
The popular open, or blanket, primary passed by voters in 1996 was lost due to an unfavorable U.
Primary controller transfers the data into the primary cache
Slow-speed high-torque shredders, also known as primary reduction equipment, are gaining popularity in the U.
Third, the national rules in both major parties allow states to select their delegates in one of two ways: by primary or by a caucus-convention system.