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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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The 10 general polling stations are located in: City Centre Bahrain, Al Quds Primary School, Al Hidd Secondary Girls School, Bahrain International Airport, King Fahad Causeway, Education Ministry Hall in Isa Town, Children and Mothers Welfare Society, BDF Hospital, Awali Club and Bahrain International Circuit.
Aldermoor Farm Primary, in Acorn Street, Stoke Aldermoor, would have an extra 30 pupils in the reception class bringing annual admission numbers up to 90.
Durham: Benfieldside Primary, Delves Lane Infant, Ox Close Primary, Parkside Sports College, St Hild's College CofE Aided Primary, Tanfield Lea Cmmty Primary.
At the start of that decade, Africa's primary school gross enrolment ratio was just 39 percent.
By using a primary reducer, incoming material doesn't require extensive pre-sorting, pre-crushing or other preparation," she says.
In contrast, under Proposition 62, only the top two vote-getters in the primary will be eligible to appear on the November ballot.
Primary controller sends good status to the host that the write command has completed
A tandem set-up that includes a primary reducer and a secondary processor offers many advantages.
As the primary and caucus calendar has become more front-loaded, it has become routine for nomination races to be settled in the early spring.
By enhancing the availability of discount window credit, the Federal Reserve's new primary credit program offers depository institutions an additional source of backup funds for managing short-term liquidity risks and thus can enhance the diversification of contingency funds.
When the teaching styles of 22 Bruneian primary- and 185 secondary-school teachers were compared with the learning styles of their respective primary (n = 282) and secondary (n=755) students (see Figure 1), the teachers' teaching styles narrowly ranged from Somewhat Traditional to Traditional, indicating that they frequently taught through speaking and required readings (Pengiran-Jadid, 1998) (see Table 1).
Historians of modern France are typically familiar with the nineteenth-century educational landmarks from Napoleon I to the early Third Republic that shaped primary and secondary schooling until the 1960s.
Heckhausen and Schulz's (1995) Life-Span Theory of Control addresses this omission by providing a target-preference hierarchy that is centered on the construct of control and defines the distinction between primary and secondary control.
The primary motor cortex has a well-earned reputation as the brain's action center.
Their work was modified to calculate melting in the primary channel of a barrier design.