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SECONDMENT

 Dictionary entry overview: What does secondment mean? 

SECONDMENT (noun)
  The noun SECONDMENT has 2 senses:

1. a speech seconding a motion
2. the detachment of a person from their regular organization for temporary assignment elsewhere

  Familiarity information: SECONDMENT used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SECONDMENT (noun)


Sense 1secondment [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A speech seconding a motion

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

secondment; endorsement; indorsement; second

Context example:

do I hear a second?

Hypernyms ("secondment" is a kind of...):

agreement (the verbal act of agreeing)


Sense 2secondment [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The detachment of a person from their regular organization for temporary assignment elsewhere

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("secondment" is a kind of...):

reassignment (assignment to a different duty)


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