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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

Creativity is the key to success in the future, and primary education is where teachers can bring creativity in children at that level.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Almost half of the population of the world lives in rural regions and mostly in a state of poverty. Such inequalities in human development have been one of the primary reasons for unrest and, in some parts of the world, even violence.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Word-of-mouth marketing is a crucial component of organic growth for startups and one of the primary ways that Weebly has grown to over 15 million customers.
David Rusenko

When America closes its doors, so does everybody else. We are the primary engine of growth in the world and we are the only beacon of free trade left, and open markets.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.

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
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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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