The gains are captured by the immigrants themselves, and secondarily by more affluent Americans.
The large eagles prey on game all the year round; the smaller species chiefly on reptiles and small birds, secondarily on game.
My parents were to blame for all this secondarily only, as I think of it now.
The immediate struggle must take place primarily in the shop—at the point of production—only secondarily at the polls.
The bony trabeculae and the cortex are destroyed only secondarily.
Her duty is conceived of as first to him and only secondarily to her children and the State.
It involves too much that is incredible, and damning to him secondarily if believed.
The cat was sacred to her; or rather to the sun, and secondarily to her.
He wondered, but only secondarily, what effect it would have upon Frank.
In my opinion this position is used primarily for basking or resting and only secondarily for feeding.
late 14c., from Latin secundarius "pertaining to the second class, inferior," from secundus (see second (adj.)). Of colors, from 1831; of education, from 1809. Of sex characteristics from 1780. Opposed to primary or principal. Related: Secondarily.
secondary sec·ond·ar·y (sěk'ən-děr'ē)
Of the second rank; not primary.
Derived from what is primary or original.
Of or relating to a chemical compound characterized or formed by replacement of two atoms or radicals within a molecule.
Of, relating to, or being a degree of health care intermediate between that offered in a physician's office and that available at a research hospital, as the care typically offered at a clinic or community hospital.