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secretariatnoun [C, + sing/pl verb]

uk   /ˌsek.rəˈteə.ri.ət/  us   /-ˈter.i-/
the ​office or ​peopleresponsible for the ​management of an ​organization, ​especially an ​international or ​political one
(Definition of secretariat from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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secretariatnoun [C]

uk   /ˌsekrəˈteəriət/  us   /-ˈteri-/ POLITICS, GOVERNMENT
the ​office or ​peopleresponsible for ​managing an ​organization, especially a ​political or ​international one: One of the report's ​recommendations was that a ​nationalsecurity secretariat should be set up at the heart of the ​government.
(Definition of secretariat from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “secretariat”
in Chinese (Simplified) 秘书处(人员)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 秘書處(人員)…
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