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secondly

adverb uk   /ˈsek.ənd.li/ ( also second) us  
B2 used when stating the second of two or more reasons or pieces of information: I want two things from my boss - firstly, a pay rise, and secondly, a longer contract.
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in Korean 두 번째로…
in Arabic ثانِيا…
in Portuguese em segundo lugar…
in Catalan en segon lloc…
in Japanese 次に, 第2に(理由や意見を挙げる時の表現)…
in Italian in secondo luogo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 第二,其次…
in Russian во-вторых…
in Turkish ikinci olarak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 第二,其次…
in Polish po drugie…
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