primary

  

Definition

Ranked first in terms of importance. See also secondary, tertiary, and primary industry.

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  • The primary and main reason you are here is to watch my house and keep it clean while I'm out of town.

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  • My primary goal upon graduation from College is to obtain a career in Finance with a topnotch company in the metropolitan Boston area.

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  • Their primary goal was to rescue the soldiers, all other objectives were second to this order of business, making it the most important order.

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