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Meaning of "sec" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SEC

From French, from Latin siccus.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SEC

sec  [sɛk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SEC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sec is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES SEC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of sec in the English dictionary

The definition of sec in the dictionary is of medium sweetness.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SEC

sebundy
sec.
secalose
SECAM
secant
secant angle
secantly
secateur
secateurs
secco
secede
seceder
secern
secernent
secernment
secesh
secesher
secession
secessional
secessionism

WORDS THAT END LIKE SEC

alec
arcsec
Aztec
codec
cosec
Dec
ec
elec
fennec
Lautrec
Liberec
Malbec
on spec
pec
Quebec
rec
Sosnowiec
spec
tec
Toulouse-Lautrec

Synonyms and antonyms of sec in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sec» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SEC

Find out the translation of sec to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sec from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sec» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sec
570 millions of speakers

English

sec
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सेकंड
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ثانية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сек
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

seg
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সেকেন্ড
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

seconde
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sec
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Sekunde
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Detik
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

giây
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நொடி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सेकंद
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

secondo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

s
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

сек
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sec
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

sec
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sek
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sek
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sec
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sec

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SEC»

The term «sec» is very widely used and occupies the 1.907 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SEC» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «sec» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «sec» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sec

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SEC»

Discover the use of sec in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sec and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Plain English Handbook: How to Create Clear Sec Disclosure ...
This handbook issued by the Securities and Exchange Comm. (SEC) shows how you can use well-established techniques for writing in plain English to create clearer and more informative disclosure documents.
Nancy M. Smith, 2001
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Dixieland Delight: A Football Season on the Road in the ...
Dixieland Delight is Travis's hilarious, loving, irreverent, and endlessly entertaining chronicle of a season of ironic excess in a world that goes a little crazy on football Saturdays.
Clay Travis, 2010
3
Investigation of Failure of the SEC to Uncover Bernard ...
Contents: (1) Results of the Invest.; (2) SEC Review of 2000 and 2001 Markopolos Complaints: (3) SEC 2004 OCIE Cause Exam. of Madoff; (4) SEC 2005 NERO Exam. of Madoff; (5) SEC 2006 Invest. of Markopolos Complaint; (6) Effect of Madoff¿s ...
H. David Kotz, 2009
4
SEC Football Trivia
SEC Football Trivia is filled from cover to cover with interesting questions and answers about the part of the country where college football is a religion: Who was the cub reporter that covered the Tide practice sessions in Pasadena prior ...
Ernie Couch, 2001
5
Sec Disclosures Checklists 2009
Preface. SEC Disclosures Checklists identifies SEC disclosure requirements for financial statements, Management's Discussion and Analysis (MD&A), and the Sarbanes-Oxley mandated SEC rules. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (the Act)  ...
Ronald G. Pippin, 2009
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A Practical Guide to SEC Proxy and Compensation Rules
This one-volume guide will help you prepare required disclosures as well as make long-range plans that comply fully with regulations and positions taken by the SEC more quickly and completely than ever before.
Amy L. Goodman, John F. Olson, Lisa A. Fontenot, 2010
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How the SEC Became Goliath: The Making of College Football's ...
Examines why the last six college football champions have come from the Southeastern Conference, arguing that better coaches, budgets, stadiums, weather, and players are the reason.
Ray Glier, 2012
8
Sec Operations: Increased Workload Creates Challenges
In the past decade, securities markets have undergone tremendous growth & innovation.
Richard J. Hillman, 2002
9
SEC Football: 75 Years of Pride and Passion
The book explores the players and the coaches, the teams and the traditions, and the great games and individual performances that have defined each decade of SEC football.
Richard Scott, 2008
10
Allegations of Improper Coordination Between the SEC and ...
This is the report of the investigation with redaction. This is a print on demand edition of an important, hard-to-find report.
H. David Kotz, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SEC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sec is used in the context of the following news items.
1
SEC Tournament 2015 schedule and bracket: Auburn's improbable …
In their one meeting this season Arkansas prevailed as a result of 21 points SEC Player of the Year Bobby Portis put up. They will need him playing at a high ... «SB Nation, Mar 15»
2
2015 SEC Tournament: Bracket, TV schedule and where to watch
The SEC Tournament bracket is set, and No. 1 Kentucky will look to keep its perfect season going Friday in the quarterfinals against the winner of No. 8 Florida ... «NOLA.com, Mar 15»
3
No. 1 Alabama routs Missouri to claim its 24th SEC title
ATLANTA -- Blake Sims went out for one more snap, then trotted off the field to a standing ovation from the Alabama fans. When he got to the sideline, there was ... «ESPN, Dec 14»
4
College Football Odds and Sods: Alabama Triumphs, Avoids Messy …
Alabama came from behind to defeat Auburn 55-44 in the Iron Bowl, securing the SEC West crown. The oft-praised Crimson Tide defense was bailed out by ... «The Big Lead, Dec 14»
5
Mizzou to meet Alabama for SEC Championship
Alabama had already clinched a spot in the SEC championship game against No. 17 Missouri but the top team in the College Football Playoff rankings scored ... «fox2now.com, Nov 14»
6
Florida's Will Muschamp out; SEC gets tougher
The SEC — and specifically the SEC East — just got a lot tougher. Will Muschamp's ouster at Florida is bad news for the rest of the conference. As long as ... «The Tennessean, Nov 14»
7
How Missouri could keep the SEC out of the College Football Playoff
The SEC West has been the story of the season in the conference, but Missouri is looking to capture its second straight SEC East Division crown. Three years ... «NBCSports.com, Nov 14»
8
CFB AM 8 incredible GIFs that explain everything about SEC football
The SEC West race is shaping up to be thrilling once again, while the East has become decidedly mediocre. Because of this, the vast majority of conversations ... «FOXSports.com, Nov 14»
9
Florida beats Georgia. What happens in the SEC East now?
The list of teams favored to win the SEC East this season, as it has progressed, reads something like, in chronological order: South Carolina, Georgia, South ... «CBSSports.com, Nov 14»
10
Mailbag: Howls over SEC conspiracy
Pat from Arlington, Virginia, writes: I'm not overly worried about the initial playoff ranking, but doesn't it seem absurd that the SEC West gets such a huge boost ... «ESPN, Oct 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Sec [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sec>. Feb 2020 ».
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