Definitions of "primary"
  1. Identifies something as having the highest rank, value, or significance
  2. Refers to an entity that is part of the first series or group in structured combinations or subdivisions
  3. Designates an election process where eligible electors indicate support for a candidate or a slate of candidates, select officers for their party, or choose representatives for a party convention
How to use "primary" in a sentence
  1. The primary responsibility of the witness is to provide honest testimony.
  2. In a family tree, the parents are considered the primary lineage from which other branches emerge.
  3. The citizens participated in the primary to select their preferred candidate for the upcoming elections.

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