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  • n  a speech seconding a motion
  • n  the detachment of a person from their regular organization for temporary assignment elsewhere

  • Peter Boxer, on a one-year secondment from Britain's Foreign Office, is less diplomatic: "It's a very traditional system," he says.
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  • How to gatecrash an F1 party. In Japan. In 2002
    A long time ago, in a country far far away, I was working with a bunch of other Europeans on secondment in Japan. It was 2002, most of us had not spent much time in Japan before, but there we were going to make the most of it. None of us needed to buy cars while we were there, but we only held off for 3 months before getting carried away. Two of my colleagues ordered new 350Zs, I settled for a ...
    Aug. 23, 2013 - Jalopnik

  • Julian Fantino in
    When I became aware of the secondment agreement with the OLGC, I took immediate action to end the agreement and requested an independent review of the matter by the Toronto Police Service,OPP Commissioner Julian Fantino, who ordered the...
  • Edwin Poots in U.TV
    Mr Poots added: "The chief executive is on secondment and that post will not become a permanent position until the Libraries Bill becomes law."
  • Glyn Davis in The Australian
    Despite the clear requirements of the secondment agreement, the report has not yet been provided,Professor Davis says.

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