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Adjective
Subordinate or inferior in position, rank, or importance
“She slid a very severe glance at the captain and his second in command.”
Adjective
Coming directly after the first in order
“The second defendant ordered the victim to leap down from the roof of a gazebo.”
Adjective
Additional to that already existing, used, or possessed
“The book is targeted at learners who are past their teens and learning English as a second language.”
Adjective
Being of the same kind as one that has preceded
“The suitcase contained clean shirts and a second pair of shoes.”
Adjective
Denoting someone or something regarded as comparable to or reminiscent of a better-known predecessor
Noun
A very short time
“The second the plane stopped on the runway, half of the passengers leapt up, almost as if choreographed.”
Noun
Goods of an inferior quality
“A new shop selling seconds.”
Noun
Support; duplicate
Noun
Noun
A second course or second helping of food at a meal
Verb
Support, advance a suggestion
“The proposal was seconded by Alderman Jim McGarry, who slammed rumours that the scheme would not come.”
Verb
To transfer temporarily to alternative employment
“Not long after he was seconded to the Royal Air Force as a liaison officer, he claimed he had annoyed the Brigadier.”
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