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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
(Definition of second verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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