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Definition of sec

 (Entry 1 of 3)

of champagne
: moderately dry

Definition of sec (Entry 2 of 3)

1 secant
2 second; secondary
3 secretary
4 section

Definition of SEC (Entry 3 of 3)

Securities and Exchange Commission

Examples of sec in a Sentence

Abbreviation (1) Sec 2, Row K, Seat 45.

First Known Use of sec

Adjective

1863, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sec

Adjective

French, literally, dry — more at sack

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“Sec.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sec. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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Kids Definition of sec.

second

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