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Definition of Primary

Primary

  1. First in order of time or development or in intention; primitive; fundamental; original.
  2. First in order, as being preparatory to something higher; as, primary assemblies; primary schools.
  3. First in dignity or importance; chief; principal; as, primary planets; a matter of primary importance.
  4. Earliest formed; fundamental.
  5. Illustrating, possessing, or characterized by, some quality or property in the first degree; having undergone the first stage of substitution or replacement.
  6. That which stands first in order, rank, or importance; a chief matter.
  7. A primary meeting; a caucus.
  8. One of the large feathers on the distal joint of a bird's wing. See Plumage, and Illust. of Bird.
  9. A primary planet; the brighter component of a double star. See under Planet.

Primary Quotations

Recognizing the need is the primary condition for design.
Charles Eames

Offer someone the opportunity to rebuild a company or reinvent an industry as the primary incentive, and it will attract those drawn to the challenge first and the money second.
Simon Sinek

If you want small changes in your life, work on your attitude. But if you want big and primary changes, work on your paradigm.
Stephen Covey

There is no original or primary gender a drag imitates, but gender is a kind of imitation for which there is no original.
Judith Butler

There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
Denis Waitley
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Primary Translations

primary in Dutch is primair
primary in Portuguese is preliminar
primary in Spanish is primario
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