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Subordinate or inferior in position, rank, or importance
“She slid a very severe glance at the captain and his second in command.”
Coming directly after the first in order
“The second defendant ordered the victim to leap down from the roof of a gazebo.”
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.”
Being of the same kind as one that has preceded
“The suitcase contained clean shirts and a second pair of shoes.”
Denoting someone or something regarded as comparable to or reminiscent of a better-known predecessor
A very short time
“The second the plane stopped on the runway, half of the passengers leapt up, almost as if choreographed.”
Goods of an inferior quality
“A new shop selling seconds.”
Support; duplicate
A second course or second helping of food at a meal
Support, advance a suggestion
“The proposal was seconded by Alderman Jim McGarry, who slammed rumours that the scheme would not come.”
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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