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secondary adj

1 : of second rank, status, importance, or value
2 : derived from something original or primary
3 : of, relating to, or being the second order or stage in a series
sec·ond·ar·i·ly [se-kən-der-ə-lē]

sec·ond·ar·i·ness [se-kən-der-ē-nəs]

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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