The evidence indicates Fannie and Freddie contributed to the mortgage meltdown, but they played a secondary role to Wall Street.
These secondary outlets meant getting to know these people in a completely new way...and for some, maybe even liking them.
Separation would have secondary effects in the internal politics of those states that have overthrown their authoritarian regimes.
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.