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second

adjective, pronoun
 
 
/ˈsekənd/
AFTER FIRST A1 referring to the person, thing, or event that comes immediately after the first: You're second on the list. This is my second piece of chocolate cake. She didn't win but she did come second (= was the one after the winner) in one race.Ordinal numbers
NUMBER A1 2nd written as a word →  See also second best , second-hand , second language , second nature , the second person , second-rate , second thought , second wind Ordinal numbers
Translations of “second”
in Spanish segundo…
in Korean 두 번째의, 제 2의, 또 하나의…
in Arabic ثاني, آخر…
in Portuguese segundo…
in French deuxième, second…
in German zweit, Zweit-…, geringer…
in Catalan segon, segon (en importància, rang…
in Japanese 2番目の, 2つめの, 第2位の…
in Italian secondo, altro…
in Russian второй…
in Turkish ikinci…
in Polish drugi…
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