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second basenoun [C usually singular]

/ˌsek.ənd ˈbeɪs/ /ˌsek.ənd ˈbeɪs/ also informal second
the second place a baseball player has to touch in order to score, or a position near this place played by a member of the team on the field
(Definition of second base from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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second basenoun [C usually sing]

/ˈsek·ənd ˈbeɪs/ short form second
the second place a baseball player has to touch in order to score, or a position near this place played by a member of the team on the field
(Definition of second base from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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