secondary

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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (of less importance)
a. secundario
He considered fundraising to be the most important aspect of the event; anything else would be secondary.Consideraba la recaudación de fondos el aspecto más importante del evento; cualquier otra cosa sería secundaria.
2. (not primary)
a. secundario
You will need to cite at least five secondary sources for your thesis.Vas a tener que citar al menos cinco fuentes secundarias para tu tesis.
3. (education)
a. de enseñanza secundaria
The median salary for secondary teachers was $46,000 in 2004.El salario medio de los docentes de enseñanza secundaria fue de $46,000 en 2004.
b. secundario
Instead of going to college after completing her secondary education, she attended a trade school.En vez de ir a la universidad después de terminar la educación secundaria, fue a una escuela profesional.
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secondary
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. secundario(a)
2. (education)
a.
secondary educationenseñanza secundaria
3. (education)
a.
secondary schoolinstituto m
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secondary [ˈsekəndərɪ]
adjective
1 (less important) [+character, role, effect, source] secundario
of secondary importance de importancia secundaria; de segundo orden; the cost is a secondary consideration el coste es un factor secundario or de interés secundario; my desire to have children was always secondary to my career el deseo de tener hijos siempre se vio supeditado a mi carrera; el deseo de tener hijos siempre ocupó un lugar secundario en relación con mi carrera
2 (Educ) [+education] secundario; [+schooling, student, teacher] de enseñanza secundaria
after five years of secondary education tras cinco años de educación or enseñanza secundaria; subjects taught at secondary level materias impartidas en los ciclos de educación or enseñanza secundaria
noun
1 (Univ) etc (minor subject) asignatura (f) menor
2 (also secondary school) centro (m) or instituto (m) de enseñanza secundaria
note See culture box in entry comprehensive.
3 (Med) (also secondary tumour) tumor (m) secundario
modifier
secondary action (n) (Pol) movilizaciones (f) de apoyo
secondary cancer (n) (Med) metástasis (f)
secondary education (n) educación (f) or enseñanza (f) secundaria; segunda enseñanza (f)
secondary era (n) (Geol) era (f) secundaria
secondary explosion (n) explosión (f) por simpatía
secondary infection (n) (Med) infección (f) secundaria
secondary modern (school) (n) (Britain) (formerly) instituto de enseñanza secundaria que centraba su actividad docente más en conocimientos prácticos y tecnológicos que en la formación académica
secondary picket(ing) (n) piquete (m) secundario en centros relacionados con el sector o fábrica en huelga; (en centros relacionados con el sector o fábrica en huelga)
secondary production (n) producción (f) secundaria
secondary road (n) carretera (f) secundaria
Mac slowed and turned left onto a secondary road After a stretch of secondary road they turned right on to a good main road
secondary school (n) centro (m) or instituto (m) de enseñanza secundaria
note See culture box in entry comprehensive.
secondary storage (n) almacenamiento (m) secundario
secondary tumour (n) tumor (m) secundario
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