Synonyms of peripheral in English:

peripheral


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See Spanish definition of secundario

adjective

1‘some of the city's peripheral housing estates’

SYNONYMS
outlying, outer, on the edge, on the outskirts, outermost, fringe, border, surrounding
rare circumferential, perimetric

2‘fund raising by the school is peripheral to the main business of teaching’

SYNONYMS
secondary, subsidiary, incidental, tangential, marginal, minor, unimportant, lesser, inessential, non-essential, immaterial, superficial, ancillary, borderline
irrelevant, beside the point, of little account, extraneous
ANTONYMS

central, vital