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adjective     second-class pronunciation in American English
  1. 1
    low in quality or importance

    a second-class hotel

    All the merchandise was second-class.

    1. a.
      treated as if you are not as good or important as other people

      Many of the women are treated like second-class citizens.

  2. 2
    [only before noun] relating to a system in the U.S. for sending newspapers and magazines in the mail

    a second-class stamp



to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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