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1       adj   If you describe something as secondary, you mean that it is less important than something else.  
usu ADJ n, also v-link ADJ to n  
The street erupted in a huge explosion, with secondary explosions in the adjoining buildings..., The actual damage to the brain cells is secondary to the damage caused to the blood supply.     
2       adj   Secondary diseases or infections happen as a result of another disease or infection that has already happened.  
usu ADJ n  
He had kidney cancer, with secondary tumours in the brain and lungs.     
3       adj   Secondary education is given to pupils between the ages of 11 or 12 and 17 or 18.  
Examinations for the GCSE are taken after about five years of secondary education.     

secondary modern        ( secondary moderns    plural  ) Secondary moderns were schools which existed until recently in Britain for children aged between about eleven and sixteen, where more attention was paid to practical skills and less to academic study than in a grammar school.      n-count  
secondary school        ( secondary schools    plural  ) A secondary school is a school for pupils between the ages of 11 or 12 and 17 or 18.      n-var  
She taught history at a secondary school...     
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Interhospital transport between two hospitals
A culture of internet only jobs has coined the phrase Wirk. Wirk simply means Internet Work. Internet work is defined by job opportunities that did not exist before the rise of the internet and furthermore the work is likely to be carried out over the internet and payment received for work undertaken via the internet. Wirk describes both full time and part time internet work. Because of the nature of Wirk and the ability for anyone that has internet connection to earn money from Wirk, it is currently more likely to be a part time occupation than full time. Paid Online Questionnaires, Content Writing, Search Marketing are all examples of Wirk.
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