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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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Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah proposed Maula Bux Chandio's name for the Senate elections while his seconder was provincial minister Mumtaz Jakhrani.
the notice of withdrawal of candidatures may be delivered by a candidate, or any one of his proposers or seconders who has been authorized in this behalf in writing by the candidate, to the undersigned at the place specified in paragraph (i) above before three o'clock in the afternoon of 1st July, 2017; In the event of the election being contested, the poll will be taken on 17th July, 2017 between the hours of 10 A.
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The most damaging (to democracy) part of the amendment was where it said that now, to have a motion tabled for full council discussion, a proposer and seven - yes seven - seconders were required.
Two clauses (27-1 and 27-2) allow proposers and seconders of candidates to be present while the nomination papers are being examined.
Proposals should be handed in at the reception addressed to the general secretary and clearly state the names, membership numbers and signatures of proposers and seconders.
When it came to the ballot, though, one of his seconders, Reg Corns, didn't even turn up to vote.
The constitution does allow one executive member to nominate two candidates, but we'll need different seconders for each of them.
Candidates, proposers and seconders must all be ACF members and nominations must be received at ACF's Melbourne office, Floor 1, 60 Leicester St, Carlton Vic 3053 by close of business Friday 8 July.