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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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Some employers provide their secondees with the names of other secondees they are sponsoring, to give an extra level of support.
Une strategie unifiee "Toutes ces politiques resteront incompletes et sans grand interet si elles ne sont pas secondees par un dialogue societal veritable et surtout serieux pour parvenir au developpement escompte", tempete le ministre de la Planification et de la Cooperation internationale.
He added: "WAG would greatly benefit from having more secondees from the private sector with an international business background and also from seconding more civil servants to outside businesses in the real marketplace.
The organisation's paymaster, regional development agency Advantage West Midlands was forced to parachute in secondees at management level to try and make it work.
The measure is targeted to protect competitiveness by ensuring that secondees to the City are not affected (the majority have left the UK by 7 years).
Overseas tours and military secondees pounds 489,000 pounds 307,000
The chaos saw him recruit a team of civil servants and private sector secondees to a Merseyside task force with a remit of rebuilding the city.
Internal secondments are of increasing importance as there is less risk of losing secondees at the end of the period.
A Foreign Office spokesman said last night: "We expect shortly to have oil industry secondees in Baghdad who will work closely with the governing council, the coalition governing authority and London.
UEMOA commission, and AFD secondees to BOAD and UEMOA consultants.
The different levels of government have contributed positively to this evolution by supporting the recruitment and retention of secondees from their respective administrations.
Des equipes de controle constituees de veterinaires et secondees par les elements de la Surete nationale veilleront a la qualite des viandes grillees qui se vendent generalement pendant la nuit sachant que les clients de ce genre d'alimentation sont legion.