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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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