noun, plural secretaries.
a person, usually an official, who is in charge of the records, correspondence, minutes of meetings, and related affairs of an organization, company, association, etc.:
the secretary of the Linguistic Society of America.
a person employed to handle correspondence and do routine work in a business office, usually involving taking dictation, typing, filing, and the like.
(often initial capital letter) an officer of state charged with the superintendence and management of a particular department of government, as a member of the president’s cabinet in the U.S.:
Secretary of the Treasury.
Also called diplomatic secretary. a diplomatic official of an embassy or legation who ranks below a counselor and is usually assigned as first secretary, second secretary, or third secretary.
a piece of furniture for use as a writing desk.
Also called secretary bookcase. a desk with bookshelves on top of it.
noun (pl) -taries
a person who handles correspondence, keeps records, and does general clerical work for an individual, organization, etc
the official manager of the day-to-day business of a society or board
(in Britain) a senior civil servant who assists a government minister
(in the US and New Zealand) the head of a government administrative department
(in Britain) See secretary of state (sense 1)
(in Australia) the head of a public service department
(diplomacy) the assistant to an ambassador or diplomatic minister of certain countries
another name for secretaire
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