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Definition of second string noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

second string

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌsekənd ˈstrɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsekənd ˈstrɪŋ//
 
(especially North American English)
 
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the players in a sports team who are available to replace those who start a game; one of these players Wilson was a second string for New Zealand in last week's match.

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