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Secretary

noun [C] uk   /ˈsek.rə.təri/ us    /-ter.i/
UK a Secretary of State : the Foreign Secretary the Home Secretary US the head of a government department, chosen by the president and not a member of a law-making group: the Secretary of Health and Human Services
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