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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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However, over the years, the clothing and shoes manufacturing industries have collapsed with the emergence of an informal sector dealing in second-hand clothes and shoes (SHC).
So, if you are buying second-hand goods online from a reputable trader you may find it easier to return goods for a refund if you aren't happy with them than if you bought from a high street shop, as you have this automatic right to cancel.
Heaps of second-hand quilts, blankets and rugs are also up for sale in the weekly markets of Sukkur.
All the countries who are party to this framework have to take steps to decrease the issue of second-hand smoking, pointed out al-Lawati.
According to him, having smoke-free Christmas parties will not only protect oneself but will also shield family members against the deadly second-hand smoke.
In 2014, the Scottish Government announced a new target of reducing the proportion of children being exposed to second-hand smoke from 12 per cent to 6 per cent by 2020 which would have the potential to protect up to 50,000 children.
The Results: The children of women exposed to second-hand smoke demonstrated a decrease in gross motor functioning compared to the children with mothers who had had no exposure.
Second-hand smoke has been confirmed as a cause of lung cancer in humans by several leading health authorities.
Sadiq Ali Shah, who was buying second-hand shoes from a stall of H-9 weekly bazaar said quality of the landa bazaar items was high as compared to those decorated in expensive showcases of shops with tags showing double and triple price, he said.
Second-hand smoke contains more than 4,000 chemicals while much of cigarette smoke is invisible and has no smell, which makes it harder to detect the danger.
Rumen Radev who is in charge of the working group of the Bulgarian Defense Ministry for the purchase of the jet fighters for the Bulgarian Air Force noted that the offers covering Bulgaria's requirements for the deal include new planes from Swedish producer Gripen, second-hand Eurofighters from Italy, and second-hand F-16s from Portugal.
Second-hand smoke contains over 4,000 dangerous chemicals, some of which can cause cancer.