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Secondary Consumer

Science / Marine Biology / Secondary Consumer: A heterotrophic, carnivorous organism that feeds on a primary consumer. Herring feeding on zooplankton are an example of a secondary consumer. See also food chain, heterotroph, primary consumer.
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Secondary Adverb Synonyms: derivative, derived, indirect, second-hand, unoriginal, not original, copied, imitated
Secondary Noun Synonyms: auxiliary, second-line, backup, extra, reserve, spare, provisional, supporting, supportive, alternate, alternative
Secondary Verb Synonyms: less important, unimportant, inessential or unessential, non-essential, non-critical, subsidiary, ancillary, minor, inferior, subordinate
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Secondary Macronutrients

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Secondary Issue

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Secondary Market

Business / Finance / Secondary Market: The market in which securities are traded after they are initially offered in the primary market. Most trading occurs in the secondary market. The New York Stock Exchange, as well as all other stock e MORE

Secondary Mortgage Loan

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Secondary Offering

Business / Taxes / Secondary Offering: The most common form of secondary offering occurs when an investor, usually a corporation, but sometimes an individual, sells a large block of stock or other securities it has been holding in its port MORE

Secondary Mortgage Market

Business / Finance / Secondary Mortgage Market: Buying and selling existing mortgage loans, which are often pooled and traded as mortgage-backed securities. MORE