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secondment

[si-kond-muh nt] /sɪˈkɒnd mənt/
noun, British
1.
the transfer of a military officer or corporate executive to another post for temporary duty.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; second3 + -ment
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secondment

n.

1897, from second (v.) + -ment.

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