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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In the 2nd place. Used when you want to give a second point or fact, or give a second reason for something.

Usage examples (34)
  • Firstly, they are not efficient, and secondly, they are expensive to make.
  • First off, Obama is spreading himself thin ... secondly, has anyone acually read the AMA voices of the uninsured?
  • Hi Jake, on the 'secondly' part ....... just wondering what hardware requirements google might impose.
  • Now, what is the 'secondly' to this 'first of all?'" for more
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