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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
primary /'praiməri/
  • tính từ
    • nguyên thuỷ, đầu, đầu tiên
      • primary rocks: đá nguyên sinh
    • gốc, nguyên, căn bản
      • the primary meaning of a word: nghĩa gốc của một từ
    • sơ đẳng, sơ cấp
      • primary school: trường sơ cấp
      • primary education: giáo dục sơ đẳng
      • primary particle: (vật lý) hạt sơ cấp
    • chủ yếu, chính, bậc nhất
      • the primary aim: mục đích chính
      • primary stress: trọng âm chính
      • the primary tenses: (ngôn ngữ học) những thời chính (hiện tại, tương lai, quá khứ)
      • of primary importance: quan trọng bậc nhất
    • (địa lý,địa chất) (thuộc) đại cổ sinh
    • primary battery
      • (điện học) bộ pin
    • primary meeting (assembly)
      • hội nghị tuyển lựa ứng cử viên
  • danh từ
    • điều đầu tiên
    • điều chính, điều chủ yếu, điều căn bản
    • (hội họa) màu gốc
    • (thiên văn học) hành tinh sơ cấp (hành tinh xoay quanh mặt trời)
    • hội nghị tuyển lựa ứng cử viên
    • (địa lý,địa chất) đại cổ sinh
Concise Dictionary
primaries'praɪmərɪ
noun
+a preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen
+one of the main flight feathers projecting along the outer edge of a bird's wing
+coil forming the part of an electrical circuit such that changing current in it induces a current in a neighboring circuit
adj.
+of first rank or importance or value; direct and immediate rather than secondhand
+not derived from or reducible to something else; basic
+most important element
+of or being the essential or basic part
+of primary importance

Thesaurus Dictionary
adj.
1 first, prime, principal, chief, main, leading, pre-eminent, cardinal, fundamental, basic, essential, predominant, elementary, elemental, underlying:
The primary reason I want to see you is to discuss your future with the company. The primary meaning of a word is given first.
2 earliest, first, original, initial, primitive, primeval, primordial, embryonic, germinal, beginning, ultimate:
The primary source of life was possibly a sort of soup containing proteins and other molecules
3 firsthand, direct, immediate:
Bauxite is the primary source of aluminium ore.
4 elementary, basic, rudimentary, fundamental:
One of the primary lessons we are taught is consideration for others
5 unmixed, unadulterated, pure, simple, rudimentary, fundamental, principal:
The primary colours in art are red, yellow, and blue.
Advanced English Dictionary
adjective, noun
+ adjective
1 [usually before noun] main; most important; basic: The primary aim of this course is to improve your spoken English. + Our primary concern must be the children. + Good health care is of primary importance.
2 [usually before noun] developing or happening first; earliest: primary causes + The disease is still in its primary stage.
3 [only before noun] (especially BrE) connected with the education of children between the ages of about five and eleven: primary teachers
Compare: ELEMENTARY, SECONDARY, TERTIARY
+ noun (plural primaries) (also primary election) (in the US) an election in which people in a particular area vote to choose a candidate for a future important election: the Illinois primary + the presidential primaries


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