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Secretary of Statenoun [C]

uk   /ˌsek.rə.tər.i əv ˈsteɪt/  us   /ˌsek.rə.ter.i əv ˈsteɪt/
(also Secretary) in the UK, a Member of Parliament who is in ​charge of a ​governmentdepartment: She ​became Secretary of State for Education after ​spending three ​years as Environment Secretary.
in the US, an ​importantgovernmentofficial who has ​responsibility for ​relationships with the ​governments of other ​countries
(Definition of Secretary of State from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) (英国)国务大臣, (美国)国务卿…
in Chinese (Traditional) (英國)國務大臣, (美國)國務卿…
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