Legal Definition and Related Resources of Secondary
Meaning of Secondary
A subordinate or of a subsequent class or kind. Used in contradistinction to primary .
Secondary Alternative Definition
In English law. An officer who is second or next to the chief officer; as, secondaries to the prothonotaries of the courts of king’s bench or common pleas; secondary of the remembrancer in the exchequer, etc. Jacob. In Medical Practice. Secondary is the term for a disease which is not the primary cause of death. 39 L. J. Ex. 214; L. R. 5 Ex. 302; 34 L. J. C. P. 28; 17 C. B. N. S. 122.
Synonyms of Secondary
- less important
- vicarious Associated Concepts: secondary boycott
- secondary evidence
- secondary liability
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