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  1. secondary source a work that describes or analyzes firsthand accounts
  2. secondary censorship armed forces censorship of the personal communications of officers or civilian employees or enlisted personnel not subject to primary censorship
  3. car insurance insurance against loss due to theft or traffic accidents
  4. counterinsurgency actions taken by a government to defeat insurgency
  5. perseverance the act of continuing or repeating
  6. tontine insurance a form of life insurance whereby on the death or default of a participant his share is distributed to the remaining members
  7. secondary winding coil such that current is induced in it by passing a current through the primary coil
  8. secondary emission the emission of electrons from a surface that is bombarded by higher energy primary electrons
  9. secondary storage a data storage device that is not the main memory of a computer
  10. survivors insurance insurance paid to surviving spouses
  11. social insurance government provision for unemployed, injured, or aged people
  12. secondary dysmenorrhea painful menstruation that is caused by some specific disorder (as endometriosis)
  13. intrinsic belonging to a thing by its very nature
  14. national insurance social insurance program in Britain
  15. old-age insurance insurance paid to the elderly
  16. hazard insurance insurance that provides protection against certain risks such as storms or fires
  17. term insurance low-cost insurance that is valid only for a stated period of time and has no cash surrender value or loan value
  18. secondary education education beyond the elementary grades
  19. liability insurance insurance that provides protection from claims arising from injuries or damage to other people or property
  20. secondary school a school for students intermediate between elementary school and college; usually grades 9 to 12