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second

verb [T]
/sɪˈkɒnd/ HR, WORKPLACE to send an employee to work somewhere else temporarily, either to increase the number of workers there, to replace another worker, or to exchange experiences or skills: be seconded to sth She was seconded to our department five months ago. →  See also secondment
/ˈsekənd/ MEETINGS to make a formal statement of support for a suggestion made by someone else during a meeting so that there can be a discussion or vote: second a motion The motion was proposed by the secretary and seconded by the treasurer. →  Compare propose
Translations of “second”
in Chinese (Traditional) 附議, 贊成…
in Russian поддерживать…
in Turkish desteklemek, destek vermek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 附议, 赞成…
in Polish popierać…
(Definition of second verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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