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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 adjectivepronoun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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