- adj.首要的; 初级的; 初等教育的
- 复数: primaries;
First of all we should make primary education universal.
The primary task of the chair is to ensure the meeting runs smoothly.
This is the primary impetus behind the economic recovery.
People have no letters at the primary stage of civilization.
Intake in state primary schools is down by 10 %.
A distinction should be made between the primary and secondary tasks.
The primary cause of Tom's failure is his laziness.
The voters are pretty sick of such a surfeit of primary sloganeering.
Computers are now commonplace in primary classrooms.
The primary aim of this course is to improve your spoken English.
primary and secondary education
It is nearly always women who are the primary care givers.
His misunderstanding of language was the primary cause of his other problems.
Britain did not introduce compulsory primary education until 1880.
Mrs Steele was head of Didcot's C of E primary school.
Truanting is a small but growing problem in primary schools.
In Sierra Leone, English is used as the medium of instruction for all primary education.
The family continues to be the primary source of care and comfort for people as they grow older.
New York holds its primary election on Tuesday.
That's the primary reason the company's share price has held up so well.
It is not the primary tumour that kills, but secondary growths elsewhere in the body.
It comes in bright primary colours that kids will love.
Although his formal education stopped after primary school, he was an avid reader.
They have been barred from primary bidding for clients.
The company has targeted adults as its primary customers.
The government has now pledged £170m over the next six years for improving primary care.
I don't think young people's primary aim in life is to get drunk.
"It's an important, cautionary note that we shouldn't get too carried away with the idea that a computer system can replace doctors and therapists," says Christopher Dowrick, a professor of primary medical care at the University of liverpool.
2019年6月四级真题（第三套）阅读 Section C
Mike Ellicock,chief executive of National Numeracy said we want to challenge this "I can't do maths" attitude that is prevalent in the UK, adding that it was vital that all primary school teachers understand key maths concepts as young children who fail t
2018年12月四级真题（第二套）听力 Section A
My primary concern is: How can I soften or civilize this message?
2018年12月四级真题（第二套）阅读 Section A
The article cites the global giant Procter and Gamble as an example, saying a real innovative company should develop an innovation culture and use it as a primary tool for success.
2016年6月四级真题（第一套）听力 Section A
The study looked at computer-assisted cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and found that it was no more effective in treating depression than the usual care patients receive from a primary care doctor.
2019年6月四级真题（第三套）阅读 Section C
Renewables account for only a small share of global primary energy consumption, which is still dominated by fossil fuels—30% each for coal and oil, 25% for natural gas.
Fossil fuels remain the major source of primary energy consumption in today's world.
For example, the United Arab Emirates has endorsed an ambitious target to draw 24% of its primary energy consumption from renewable sources by 2021.
Virtually all experts agree that the fee-for-service system—doctors are rewarded for the quantity of care rather than its quality of effectiveness—is a primary reason that the cost of care is so high.
Irrigation is the primary agricultural use of human waste in the developing world.
Its primary mission is to enhance human well-being and help meet the basic needs of all people, with the particular focus on those who are vulnerable, oppressed and living in poverty.
As American research universities begin to resemble profit centers and entertainment complexes, it's easy to lose sight of their primary mission; to produce and spread knowledge.
First, they have questioned whether the primary responsibility for digitally archiving the world's books should be allowed to fall to a commercial company.
And, if you’re not sure, in is always a good idea to check with your primary care provider.
2019年12月六级真题（第二套）阅读 Section B
For almost all white-collar jobs, email is the primary tool of corporate communication.
2017年12月六级真题（第一套）阅读 Section B
So they get involved by looking at advertising and really critically assessing the consumer behaviour aspects of it and getting involved sometimes doing primary research.
2017年6月六级真题（第二套）听力 Section C
virtually all experts agree that the fee-for-service system— doctors are rewarded for the quantity of care rather than its quality of effectiveness — is a primary reason that the cost of care is so high.
2016年6月六级真题（第二套）阅读 Section B
From the governments' point of view, a primary goal of laws requiring extended producer responsibility is to transfer both the cost and the physical responsibility of waste management from the government and tax-payers back to the producers.
2015年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
Most of my reading through primary, middle and high school was factual reading.
2019年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
She said: " children are using social media with family and friends and to play games when they are in primary school.
2018年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文
Silk had become one of the primary goods traded along the silk Road by about 100 BC.
2016年高考英语浙江卷（6月） 单项选择 原文
What the people wanted was a government which would provide a comfortable life for them; and with this as the primary object, ideas of freedom and self-reliance and responsibility were neglected to the point of disappearing.
2015年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文
The U.workforce was derided as poorly educated and one of primary cause of the poor U.economic performance.
Researchers in the late 1960 covered that humans are born with the capacity to approach challenges in four primary ways: analytically, procedurally, relationally ( ' , or collaboratively) and innovatively.
The growth of the use of English as the world`s primary language for international communication has obviously been continuing for several decades.
Alongside that,many countries are introducing English into the primary-school curriculum but British schoolchildren and students do not appear to be gaining greater encouragement to achieve fluency in other languages.
It's just that individual actions are too slow, she says, for that to be the only, or even primary, approach to changing widespread behavior.
2019年考研真题（英语二）阅读理解 Section Ⅱ
Requiring companies to make gender the primary qualification for board membership will inevitably lead to less experienced private sector boards.
2020年考研真题（英语一）阅读理解 Section Ⅱ
Researchers in the late 1960s discovered that humans are born with the capacity to approach challenges in four primary ways: analytically, procedurally, relationally and innovatively.
2009年考研真题（英语一）阅读理解 Section Ⅱ
The opposition claims primary school pupils doing at least two hours of sport a week have nearly halved.
2017年考研真题（英语二）阅读理解 Section Ⅱ收起真题例句
1. a preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen
2. one of the main flight feathers projecting along the outer edge of a bird's wing
3. coil forming the part of an electrical circuit such that changing current in it induces a current in a neighboring circuit;
"current through the primary coil induces current in the secondary coil"
1. of first rank or importance or value; direct and immediate rather than secondhand;
"a primary effect"
"a primary interest"
2. not derived from or reducible to something else; basic;
"a primary instinct"
3. most important element;
"the chief aim of living"
"the main doors were of solid glass"
"the principal rivers of America"
"the principal example"
"policemen were primary targets"
4. of or being the essential or basic part;
"an elementary need for love and nurturing"
5. of primary importance;
premier 第一的, 首要的
prem=prim第一,主要的;首要+er→adj.第一的, 首要的 n.总理
primarily 首先, 起初, 主要地, 根本上
prem=prim第一,主要的;首要+er→adj.第一的, 首要的 n.总理
chief, principal, main, major, leading, capital, foremost, primary
elementary, elemental, primary