noun[mass noun] British
The temporary transfer of an official or worker to another position or employment: he spent two years on secondment to the Department of Industry
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- Ordinarily, either party giving notice one month in advance may terminate an officer's period of secondment.
- Sgt Peach said one officer had been transferred to Tidworth and another was on secondment in Swindon.
- She is also on secondment to the Cabinet Office, advising on how the civil service can improve its communications skills.