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English[уреди]

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    Кардинал: two
    Редни: second
    Adverbial: twice
    Multiplier: double, twofold
    Distributive: doubly

Etymology 1[уреди]

From Средњи Енглески secunde, second

, secound

, secund

, borrowed from Стари Француски second, seond

, from Латински secundus (following, next in order), from root of sequor (I follow)

, from Пра-Индо-Европски *sekʷ- (to follow). Partially displaced native Средњи Енглески other (second", also "other), see other

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Pronunciation[уреди]

Adjective[уреди]

second (not comparable)

  1. Number-two; following after the first one with nothing between them. The ordinal number corresponding to the cardinal number two.
    He lives on Second Street.
    The second volume in "The Lord of the Rings" series is called "The Two Towers".
    You take the first one, and I'll have the second.
    • 1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 20, in The China Governess[1]:
      The story struck the depressingly familiar note with which true stories ring in the tried ears of experienced policemen. [] The second note, the high alarum, not so familiar and always important since it indicates the paramount sin in Man's private calendar, took most of them by surprise although they had been well prepared.
  2. Next to the first in value, power, excellence, dignity, or rank; secondary; subordinate; inferior.
    • (Can we date this quote?), Landor, (Please provide the book title or journal name):
      May the day when we become the second people upon earth [] be the day of our utter extirpation.
  3. Being of the same kind as one that has preceded; another.
    • (Can we date this quote?), Shakespeare, (Please provide the book title or journal name):
      A Daniel, still say I, a second Daniel!
    Residents of Texas prepared for Hurricane Harvey, which would in some ways turn out to become the second Hurricane Katrina.
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