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(Definition of second-rate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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second-rateadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈsek·əndˈreɪt/
not of good ​quality: a second-rate ​hotel
(Definition of second-rate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “second-rate”
in Chinese (Simplified) 二流的, 二等的, 平庸的…
in Turkish ikinci derecede/sınıf, bir alt kalitede olan, aşağı derecede…
in Russian второразрядный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 二流的, 二等的, 平庸的…
in Polish podrzędny…
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