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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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| Memorial to Second Lieutenant Frederick Birks outside St Matthew's Church, Buckley
After 12 rigorous weeks of training, Second Lieutenant Genti Sulaj proudly displayed his "butter bar" (a term of endearment for the rank of second lieutenant) and took a second oath--the Uniformed Services Oath of Office.
Captain James Gibbs and Second Lieutenant Jay Beeman, 11th Engineer Battalion, Fort Benning, Georgia, took third place and were awarded Army Achievement Medals.
Second best man was Second Lieutenant Nathaniel Elder.
PRINCE Harry will get a 25 per cent pay rise today after being promoted from second lieutenant on completion of two years in the Army.
Huculiak, program co-ordinator of the Hobbema Community Cadet Corps Honour Guard and second Lieutenant Daniel Baptiste of the Samson First Nation took part in the 11th annual Harmony Brunch on March 9 at Edmonton's Ramada Hotel.
As a second lieutenant in the Household Cavalry regiment, he currently commands a troop consisting of 12 men.
However, before they reached their final objective they came under attack, as Second Lieutenant Folarin Kuku explained, "Once we got within one or two kilometres from there, that's when it started to get tasty."
Upon graduation from college and completion of the ROTC program, the cadet will be commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Air Force.
Second Lieutenant Joanna Yorke Dyer, Corporal Kris O'Neill, Private Eleanor Dlugosz and Kingsman Adam James Smith died on April 5, making it the bloodiest day for British troops in Iraq since last November.
Eleanor's body was placed on the aircraft at a ceremony in Basra, along with those of Corporal Kris O'Neill, 27, Kingsman Adam James Smith, 19, and Second Lieutenant Joanna Yorke Dyer, 24, a friend of Prince William.
Gainey received her commission as a second lieutenant in ROTC in 1978 after graduating from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va., where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in special education.

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