- Products with defects.
American business jargon. 2014.
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seconds — sec‧onds [ˈsekəndz] noun [plural] COMMERCE goods that are sold cheaply because they are damaged or not of the usual quality: • Visit the factory shop, and look out for cheap seconds of all leather goods. * * * seconds UK US /ˈsekəndz/ noun… … Financial and business terms
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seconds — (n.) articles below the first quality, c.1600, from SECOND (Cf. second) (adj.); originally attested in this sense in a Shakespeare sonnet. Meaning second helping of food at a meal is recorded from 1792 … Etymology dictionary
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