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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.
They were Second Lieutenant Joanna Yorke Dyer, from the Intelligence Corps attached to the 2nd Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, Corporal Kris O'Neill from the Royal Army Medical Corps, Private Eleanor Dlugosz, also from the Royal Army Medical Corps, and Kingsman Adam James Smith from 2nd Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, the Ministry of Defence said.
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.
I was a new second lieutenant assigned to the 3169th Signal Service Battalion, which was made up of many Signal Corps teams trained to do specific jobs.
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.