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  1. second-hand

    A second hand good is one purchased by or otherwise transferred to a second or later end-user.


  1. Second-Hand

    Second-Hand was a 2005 Romanian film directed by Dan Pița.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. second-hand

    A term in fishing-boats to distinguish the second in charge.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of second-hand in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of second-hand in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of second-hand in a Sentence

  1. The President:

    What we were told second hand was that there wasn't enough time, i know that every second is planned out for the President every day, but three minutes ? Three or four minutes ? I think he could spare that.

  2. Philippine Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra:

    Our government is prepared to face any inquiry if the same becomes necessary to disabuse the minds of those who rely on or give undue credence to selective, if not biased, second-hand information.

  3. Adiah Laelynn Nadarajah:

    They’re definitely miracles, i had challenging feelings, conflicting feelings, seeing how tiny they were on one hand, feeling the joy of seeing two babies on the second hand. I was thinking, ‘how much pain they are in?’ It was so conflicting. They were so tiny.

  4. Joey Reed:

    We want to talk to The President and say,' You're the only man in the world who can bring The President home and you can do it today,' what we were told second hand was that there wasn't enough time.

  5. Tony DeMatteo:

    It might look expensive but I bought everything second-hand and made a lot of the props Tony DeMatteo, it's been gathering crowds and everyone just loves it. When people come by they get so excited, it's fun to see how much people enjoy it.

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