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- (UK) IPA (key): /ˈpraɪməri/, SAMPA: /"praIm@ri/
- (US) enPR: prīʹmĕr-ē, IPA (key): /ˈpraɪmɛri/, SAMPA: /"praImEri/ or enPR: prīʹmə-rē, IPA (key): /ˈpraɪməri/, SAMPA: /"praIm@ri/
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- (usually before a noun) first.
- Primary education covers infant schooling from the ages of 5–7 or 8, then junior schooling concluding at the ages of 10 or 11.
- Most patients are managed in primary care but the vast majority of research publications derive from hospitals.
- (usually before a noun) most important.
- The company had shops in buildings whose primary purpose was as office space.
- (usually before a noun) most basic, simplest.
- The primary colors are red, blue, and yellow.
- primary care
- primary color/primary colour
- primary education
- primary school
- primary source
- (countable) A primary is a kind of election held by a political party to choose the people it prefers for public office.
- Arlen Specter defeated Pat Toomey in the Republican primary election for U.S. Senate.
- (countable) Primary means an elementary school.
- Primary means the first grade in an elementary school.
- (countable) Primary means a base, something that is irreducible.