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English definition of “second”

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 windOrdinal numbers
(Definition of second adjective, pronoun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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