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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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It seems likely that Sue used a "knee-jerk" primary control strategy with her employer that contributed to the employer's resistance (this needs to be pursued further with her to be certain).
In addition to its better-known duties, the primary motor cortex belongs to a brain network that monitors limb positions and plans upcoming actions, the investigators propose in the Dec.
The first has parallel channels with the primary or entry channel reducing in depth while the auxiliary or melt channel (on the other side of the barrier flight) increases in depth.
How Primary care Physicians Perceive Hospitalists." Archives of Internal Medicine.
About 56% of the caregivers in both the primary and non-primary groups were ages 52 or younger.
'The adopted mode shall now be applied to all categories of the party's primary elections, i.e.
However, only 26 primary schools and nine secondary schools receive less than the proposed new minimum.
But only 192 primary schools and 26 secondary schools in London currently receive less than the proposed new minimum.
Almost PS350,000 will be spent replacing windows at The Dormston School and Gig Mill Primary, while St Marks C of E Primary and Thorns Primary will get boiler replacements totalling PS230,000.
Partially Closed: Dinnington First; Archibald First; Chillingham Road Primary; Ravenswood Primary; Westgate Hill Primary; Wyndham Primary; English Martyrs' RC Primary; St Alban's RC Primary; Central Walker C of E Voluntary Aided Primary' Heaton Manor.
Muharraq Governorate: Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman Institute of Technology, Hassan Ibn Thabit Primary Boys School, Muharraq Secondary Girls School, Ruqaya Primary Girls School,Hall Bomahr, Al Dair Primary Girls School, Khwarizmi Primary Boys School and Alhidd intermediate Boys 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.
On a sunny Wednesday afternoon in Kisamis, a small rural village sixty kilometers north of Kenya's capital Nairobi, Gladys Wanja is teaching a class of forty- three primary school pupils under an acacia tree.
This retrospective database study of 44,862 patients who had a history of a primary head and neck malignancy was conducted to identify any clinical variables that may predict the occurrence of a second primary head and neck malignancy.
Primary shredder popularity is growing particularly on the East Coast where tipping fees are higher, and landfill operators can benefit from increased volume reduction, says Marc Labry, vice president of Norton Environmental Equipment, Independence, Ohio.