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second

(Backer), noun advocate, aide, angel, backer, champion, endorser, patron, promoter, supporter

second

(Moment), noun before you know it, brief peeiod of time, flash, flash of an eyelid, instant

second

verb approve, assist, authorize, back, back up, confirm, endorse, favor, pass, ratify, receipt, recommend, sanction, stand behind, subscribe, support, validate, vote for, warrant
Associated concepts: second lien
See also: abet, abettor, advocate, agree, aid, approve, assist, assistant, backer, bear, concur, confirm, countersign, deputy, endorse, help, indorse, justify, organize, point, proctor, promote, recommend, replacement, side, support, uphold

SECOND. A measure equal to one sixtieth part of a minute. Vide Measure.

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And despite his own excitement, Second Lieutenant Sulaj knows how hard he has worked and understands the responsibility that comes with his new position.
Second Lieutenant Folarin Kuku made history earlier this year when he joined the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards, becoming the first black officer in the Regiment's 350 years of dedicated service.
Second Lieutenant Dyer, from Yeovil, Somerset, was at Sandhurst Military Academy with Prince William, who had described her as a "close friend" and expressed his deep sadness at her death.
was a Second Lieutenant and served in Company H, 80th Infantry Division during World War II: his regiment landed at Normandy in 1944 and fought they way on foot across France and into Germany.
Gainey received her commission as a second lieutenant in ROTC in 1978 after graduating from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va.
Harold Braun, a second lieutenant and bomber in the U.
By the summer of 1942 he had graduated from flight school at Ellington Field, Texas, and received a second lieutenant commission in the Army Air Corps.
Air Force as a second lieutenant, and served for three years as an accounting and finance officer.
Cadet Pollard, acknowledged for outstanding achievement during this 10 May awards ceremony, graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and Management and will be commissioned as an Air Force Second Lieutenant.
Second Lieutenant Michael Crofton, fresh out of West Point, rides with the 7th Cavalry to the Little Big Horn.
In August, the Chief of Staff of the Army announced enhancements to Officer Evaluation Report System that affects evaluation reports for officers in the grade of captain, first lieutenant, second lieutenant, chief warrant 2 and warrant officer 1.
I started my military career as a young second lieutenant in infantry in Germany along the Fulda Gap, and twenty-eight years later I went back to the Fulda Gap as a corps commander, and so I commanded forty troops at the Fulda Gap and I commanded 80,000 troops at the Fulda Gap.