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She won the 400 metres race in 51 seconds.
Each commercial lasts for 30 seconds.
Just give me a second to put my coat on.
I'll be with you in two seconds.
The computer crashed seconds later.
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American English version of definition of second
a new word or phrase invented in the hope that it will become generally used
to put on clothes that make you look like someone else, for fun
a collection of debris, mostly consisting of plastic, which moves around in the sea …
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Definition of second from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.