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noun [countable] second pronunciation in British English /ˈsekənd/
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  1. 1
    an extremely short period of time that is one of the 60 parts in a minute
    She won the 400 metres race in 51 seconds.
    Each commercial lasts for 30 seconds.
    1. a.
      an extremely short period of time
      Just give me a second to put my coat on.
      I’ll be with you in two seconds.
      seconds later/within seconds (=almost immediately): The computer crashed seconds later.

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