Definition of secondment in English:

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Pronunciation: /səˈkɒndm(ə)nt/


[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.
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