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adjective     second-hand pronunciation in British English
  1. 1
    owned or used by someone else before you

    second-hand books/clothing

  2. 2
    heard from someone who was not directly involved

    We haven’t seen Joyce since the accident. All our information is second-hand.

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     second-hand pronunciation in British English

I bought my bike second-hand.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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