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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The detachment of a person from their regular organization for temporary assignment elsewhere; A speech supporting a motion.

Usage examples (39)
  • I'm off (on long-term secondment actually) to work for as their Economic Development Manager.
  • Several Air China staff are being trained by Cathay, and a long-term secondment programme for its top management is being studied.
  • The secondment, which is for an unlimited period is with effect from 01 February 2000.
  • Position yourself for a "secondment" into a different department, or even a permanent transfer, just for change of scenery. for more
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