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Definition of second only to

: only less important than (something or someone) Rice is second only to corn as the state's major crop.

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“Second only to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/second%20only%20to. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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