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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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Those unaware of the immigration directorate instructions (IDIs) published on November 27 may wrongly believe that the secondee category is a way for overseas firms to bring non-EEA labour into the UK for up to six months without having to fulfil the sponsorship requirements and labour-market tests under the UKBA's points-based system.
Approximate route: From a point on the Great Northern Railway between Secondee and Dunkwa to Wa.
For employers, they may create excellent public relations opportunities, and for the secondee they offer valuable experience for personal and career development.
The second article is by Khoon Goh, a recent secondee to the Economics Department from the New Zealand Treasury.
Elle est secondee lors des labours de printemps et d'automne et de la recolte des pommes de terre.
Jean Sechaud, founder of Creative Community Crafts, said: 'The programme offers great benefits to both the secondee and the host organisation.
It is this philosophy that has brought about a partnership between the RGS-IBG and Shell to support Inclusive Fieldwork Practice, under the guidance of Shell secondee Dr Karen Darke, a professional field geologist and wheelchair user with overseas fieldwork experience.
In the dedicatory preface to Madame James Darmester the second novel devoted to a second marriage is anticipated in a gesture which thereby implies the unitary nature of the diptych: 'Je me reserve de montrer, dans mon prochain livre, de quelles peines [sa conscience] l'a tourmente, secondee d'ailleurs par cette redoutable logique qui veut impitoyablement que le mal engendre le mal' (VP, p.
The middle phase involved the period during which the secondee was involved in teaching and other faculty business.
To maximise the benefit of the experience and build expertise the RAF has placed a secondee with SSTL.
Elle sera secondee dans sa tache par la plus jeune de l'Executif, Aicha Tagabou (35 ans), en tant que ministre deleguee, chargee de l'Artisanat.
The current make-up of the "team": | Police Commissioner (PS80-PS100k) | Assistant Police and Crime Commissioner (PS65k) | Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner (PS65k) | In addition to this we also have: | Chief of Staff (PS65k) | Chief Finance Officer (PS82k) | Communications Manager | Equality and Human Rights Manager | Performance Manager | Public Response Manager | Research Officer | Partnerships Officer | Staff Officer/Researcher | Personal Assistant | Administrative Assistant | Police Secondee For a post created only in November I find this absolutely staggering at a time of economic hardship.