how to pronounce secondhand

/ˈsɛkəndˌhænd/

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The above transcription of secondhand is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

secondhand is pronounced in three syllables

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sɛkəndhænd

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An example use of secondhand in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… soy allergies because secondhand soy …”

meaning of secondhand

Secondhand means something that has been used before and is now being sold or given away.

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