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Translation of "second" - English-Spanish dictionary

second

adjective /ˈsekənd/
next after, or following, the first in time, place etc segundo February is the second month of the year She finished the race in second place. additional or extra segundo a second house in the country. lesser in importance, quality etc segundo She’s a member of the school’s second swimming team. secondary adjective coming after, and at a more advanced level than, primary secundario secondary education. lesser in importance secundario a matter of secondary importance. seconder noun a person who seconds. persona que apoya una moción secondly adverb in the second place en segundo lugar I have two reasons for not buying the housefirstly, it’s too big, and secondly it’s too far from town. secondary colours noun plural ( secondary colors) colours/colors obtained by mixing primary colours/colors colores secundarios Orange and purple are secondary colours/colors. secondary school noun a school where subjects are taught at a more advanced level than at primary school escuela secundaria (also adjective) a secondary school teacher. second-best noun, adjective next after the best; not the best segundo She wore her second-best hat I want your best workyour second-best is not good enough. second-class adjective of or in the class next after or below the first; not of the very best quality de segunda clase a second-class restaurant He gained a second-class honours degree in French. (for) travelling in a part of a train etc that is not as comfortable or luxurious as some other part de segunda clase a second-class passenger His ticket is second-class (also adverb) I’ll be travelling second-class. second-hand adjective previously used by someone else de segunda mano second-hand clothes. second lieutenant noun a person of the rank below lieutenant alférez Second Lieutenant Jones. second-rate adjective inferior de baja categoría The play was pretty second-rate. second sight noun the power of seeing into the future or into other mysteries clarividencia They asked a woman with second sight where the dead body was. second thoughts noun plural a change of opinion, decision etc cambio de opinión I’m having second thoughts about selling the piano. at second hand through or from another person de alguna otra persona I heard the news at second hand. come off second best to be the loser in a struggle salir perdiendo That cat always comes off second best in a fight. every second week/month etc (on or during) alternate weeks, months etc una semana/un mes sí, otra/otro no He comes in every second day. second to none better than every other of the same type no tener igual As a portrait painter, he is second to none.
(Definition of second from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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