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second best

not as good as the best and therefore not wanted as much: She refuses to settle for second best - she strives for perfection.
(Definition of second best from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “second best”
in Chinese (Simplified) 第二好的,仅次于最好的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 第二好的,僅次於最好的…
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