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secondment

(sɪˈkɒndmənt)
n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) Brit a temporary transfer to another job or post within the same organization
[C19: from French en second in second rank (or position)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.secondment - a speech seconding a motion; "do I hear a second?"
agreement - the verbal act of agreeing
2.secondment - the detachment of a person from their regular organization for temporary assignment elsewhere
reassignment - assignment to a different duty
Translations

secondment

[sɪˈkɒndmənt] Ntraslado m
on secondmenttrasladado, destacado
she is on secondment to section Bha sido trasladada temporalmente a la sección B, está destacada en la sección B

secondment

[sɪˈkɒndmənt] n (British)détachement m
to be on secondment → être en détachementsecond name nnom m de famillesecond person n (GRAMMAR) the second person singular → la deuxième personne du singulier
the second person plural → la deuxième personne du plurielsecond-rate [ˌsɛkəndˈreɪt] adj [goods] → de qualité inférieure; [work] → médiocre; [writer, actor, player, film] → de seconde zone; [service, meal] → médiocresecond sight n
to have second sight → avoir le don de double vuesecond string
n (mainly US) (SPORT) (= player) → remplaçant(e) m/f (= team) → équipe f réserve
adj (mainly US) (SPORT) [team] → réserve; [player, horse] → remplaçant(e)second-tier [ˌsɛkəndˈtɪər] modif (= second-rate) [player, writer, actor, film] → de seconde zonesecond wind [ˌsɛkəndˈwɪnd] nsecond souffle m
to get one's second wind → trouver un second souffleSecond World War n
the Second World War → la seconde guerre mondiale

secondment

n (Brit) → Abordnung f; to be on secondmentabgeordnet sein

secondment

[sɪˈkɒndmənt] n (Brit) (of employee) → distaccamento
References in periodicals archive ?
Agree with an appropriate method with the employer for measuring the success of the secondment for all parties concerned.
The book, titled 'DC Confidential', deals with Sir Christopher's years with the Foreign Office and his secondment to Downing Street as press aide to John Major, reports The Guardian.
Joining on a two-year secondment from the Seafish Industry Authority where he worked as a regional training adviser, Ian will support Improve's Scotland Manager.
Currently on secondment from the Ministry of Agriculture to the RGT, Stow attended Tuesday's sponsored meeting at the Byker track before setting off down the A1.
It was only when on secondment to an American special operations unit in North Carolina that he came face to face with convinced Christians who were also first-rate soldiers.
There should be more time to prepare for secondment and such time should form part of the secondment.
Summary: The selected UAE national employees have successfully passed the rigorous PwC selection process and began their 12-month secondment with PwC
Four members of the Dignity and Truth Commission had rejected, on August 15, the decision to terminate the secondment sent chairperson of IVD Sihem Ben Sedrine to the president of the emergency unit and member of the Disciplinary Board without consulting the Commission's Board.
The war of words over the secondment of a finance ministry employee to the European Investment Bank (EIB) rose a notch on Tuesday when an audit office report accused the ministry of putting the interest of the employee ahead of the public good.
QNB will also support the Teach For Qatar secondment programme by offering its employees the opportunity to join the Teach For Qatar Fellowship.
Alison Fellows is to join Science City on a secondment replacing Dr Andrew Young whose interim role comes to an end this month.
A ROW has erupted after a council worker was given her job back after Scotland's longest secondment.