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(Geol.) Formed as a result of the alteration, disintegration, or erosion of preexisting rocks or minerals
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  1. (Geol.) Formed as a result of the alteration, disintegration, or erosion of preexisting rocks or minerals
  2. Relating to or derived from either of the lateral meristems (the cork cambium or the vascular cambium ) of vascular plants. For example, secondary xylem in a stem is produced by the vascular cambium, as opposed to primary xylem produced by the apical meristem during the original growth of the stem from a seedling.
  3. Second or lower in rank or importance; not primary:
Inferior in rank, authority, or dignity
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  1. Inferior in rank, authority, or dignity
  2. Denoting the larger and usually more representative house of a bicameral legislature.
  3. Physically situated below a similar or comparable thing:
Based on the scale pattern of the minor mode
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  1. Based on the scale pattern of the minor mode
  2. Sad; melancholy; plaintive: from the identification in Occidental music of the minor key with such qualities
  3. Lesser in seriousness or danger:
Of, for, or constituting students in the third year of a US high school or college:
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  1. Of, for, or constituting students in the third year of a US high school or college:
  2. Of more recent position or lower status
  3. Lower in rank or shorter in length of tenure:
Of ordinary or undistinguished quality.
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  1. Of ordinary or undistinguished quality.
  2. Neither very good nor very bad; ordinary; average
Second in quality, rank, etc.; second-class
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  1. Second in quality, rank, etc.; second-class
  2. Of inferior or mediocre quality or value.
  3. Inferior; mediocre; inadequate
Not in accord with notions of good English; nonstandard.
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  1. Not in accord with notions of good English; nonstandard.
  2. Of inferior quality; not meeting the minimum quality requirements.
  3. (Linguistics) Of, relating to, or indicating a pattern of linguistic usage that does not conform to that of the prestige group in a speech community or to that of the standard language.
A subordinate person or thing
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  1. A subordinate person or thing
  2. (Countable) One who is subordinate.
A class of clothing sizes for girls and slender women.
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  1. A class of clothing sizes for girls and slender women.
  2. A person of lower standing or rank
  3. A student in the third year of a US high school or college.
One of lesser rank or authority than another; a subordinate.
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  1. One of lesser rank or authority than another; a subordinate.
  2. A subordinate, or person of lesser rank or authority.
(Chiefly British) An officer holding a military rank just below that of captain.
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  1. (Chiefly British) An officer holding a military rank just below that of captain.
  2. (Logic) A particular proposition that follows from a universal with the same subject, predicate, and quality.
  3. A subordinate
Intended for or including youthful persons:
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  1. Intended for or including youthful persons:
  2. Of more recent position or lower status
  3. Lower in rank or shorter in length of tenure:
Smaller, less, or less important
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  1. Smaller, less, or less important
  2. Smaller in amount, value, or importance, especially in a comparison between two things:
  3. Of a smaller size than other, similar forms:
Having a pitch corresponding to a relatively small number of sound-wave cycles per second.
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  1. Having a pitch corresponding to a relatively small number of sound-wave cycles per second.
  2. Ranked near the beginning of an ascending series or scale:
  3. Relatively small. Used of a cost, price, or other value:
(Biology) Less complex in organization or having traits similar to those of organisms that evolved earlier in the history of life on Earth.
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  1. (Biology) Less complex in organization or having traits similar to those of organisms that evolved earlier in the history of life on Earth.
  2. Denoting the larger and usually more representative house of a bicameral legislature.
  3. Physically situated below a similar or comparable thing:
Based on the scale pattern of the minor mode
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  1. Based on the scale pattern of the minor mode
  2. (Music) Designating an imperfect interval smaller than the corresponding major interval by a semitone
  3. Characterized by minor intervals, scales, etc.
(US) Of or pertaining to a minor league
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  1. (US) Of or pertaining to a minor league
  2. (Sports) Relating or belonging to a minor league.
  3. Of relatively minor importance
Narrow-minded or ungenerous, especially in trifling matters:
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  1. Narrow-minded or ungenerous, especially in trifling matters:
  2. Relatively low in rank; subordinate
  3. Of small importance; trivial:
(Geol.) Formed as a result of the alteration, disintegration, or erosion of preexisting rocks or minerals
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  1. (Geol.) Formed as a result of the alteration, disintegration, or erosion of preexisting rocks or minerals
  2. Second or lower in rank or importance; not primary:
  3. Relating to or derived from either of the lateral meristems (the cork cambium or the vascular cambium ) of vascular plants. For example, secondary xylem in a stem is produced by the vascular cambium, as opposed to primary xylem produced by the apical meristem during the original growth of the stem from a seedling.
Little in size, esp. when compared with others of the same kind; not large or big; limited in size
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  1. Little in size, esp. when compared with others of the same kind; not large or big; limited in size
  2. Consisting of relatively few units; numerically low
  3. Being below average in quantity or extent:
(Brit.) Holding an army commission below that of captain
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  1. (Brit.) Holding an army commission below that of captain
  2. (Logic) Designating a proposition that is implied by another proposition but does not imply it
  3. Subordinate; of lower rank
(Grammar, of a clause, not comparable) dependent on and either modifying or complementing the main clause
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  1. (Grammar, of a clause, not comparable) dependent on and either modifying or complementing the main clause
  2. Inferior to or placed below another in rank, power, importance, etc.; secondary
  3. Belonging to a lower or inferior class or rank; secondary.
Less than is required or customary:
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  1. Less than is required or customary:
  2. Located or situated on a lower level or beneath something else:
  3. Lower in rank, power, or authority; subordinate.
Insignificant or unimportant; minor:
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  1. Insignificant or unimportant; minor:
Belonging equally to or shared equally by two or more; joint:
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  1. Belonging equally to or shared equally by two or more; joint:
  2. Widespread; prevalent:
  3. Not distinguished by superior or noteworthy characteristics; average:
Alternative spelling of low-grade.
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  1. Alternative spelling of low-grade.
  2. Reduced in degree or intensity:
  3. Of little degree
Expressing spite or malice:
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  1. Expressing spite or malice:
  2. Common or poor in appearance; shabby:
  3. Lacking in kindness; unkind:
Of ordinary or undistinguished quality.
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  1. Of ordinary or undistinguished quality.
  2. Neither very good nor very bad; ordinary; average
Designating or of a former class of mail consisting of newspapers, periodicals, etc.
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  1. Designating or of a former class of mail consisting of newspapers, periodicals, etc.
  2. Considered or treated as inferior in status, rights, or privileges in comparison with some others:
  3. Inferior in quality or standing.
Inferior; mediocre; inadequate
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  1. Inferior; mediocre; inadequate
  2. Second in quality, rank, etc.; second-class
  3. Of mediocre quality, not first class.
Dilapidated or deteriorated in condition, especially through neglect; seedy:
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  1. Dilapidated or deteriorated in condition, especially through neglect; seedy:
  2. Showing much wear; ragged; threadbare
  3. Despicable; mean:
Of inferior quality; not meeting the minimum quality requirements.
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  1. Of inferior quality; not meeting the minimum quality requirements.
  2. Not in accord with notions of good English; nonstandard.
  3. (Linguistics) Of, relating to, or indicating a pattern of linguistic usage that does not conform to that of the prestige group in a speech community or to that of the standard language.
A class of clothing sizes for girls and slender women.
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  1. A class of clothing sizes for girls and slender women.
  2. A person of lower standing or rank
  3. A student in the third year of a US high school or college.
Relating to an organic molecule, such as an alcohol, in which the functional group is attached to a secondary carbon.
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  1. Relating to an organic molecule, such as an alcohol, in which the functional group is attached to a secondary carbon.
  2. Relating to or derived from either of the lateral meristems (the cork cambium or the vascular cambium ) of vascular plants. For example, secondary xylem in a stem is produced by the vascular cambium, as opposed to primary xylem produced by the apical meristem during the original growth of the stem from a seedling.
  3. (Zool.) A secondary feather
(Chiefly British) An officer holding a military rank just below that of captain.
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  1. (Chiefly British) An officer holding a military rank just below that of captain.
  2. (Logic) A particular proposition that follows from a universal with the same subject, predicate, and quality.
  3. A subordinate
A subordinate person or thing
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  1. A subordinate person or thing
  2. (Countable) One who is subordinate.
One of lesser rank or authority than another; a subordinate.
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  1. One of lesser rank or authority than another; a subordinate.
  2. A person in a subordinate position; inferior: usually contemptuous or disparaging
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