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English definition of “secretary”

secretary

noun [C] uk   /ˈsek.rə.tər.i/ us    /-ter.i/

secretary noun [C] (OFFICE)

A2 someone who works in an office, writing letters, making phone calls, and arranging meetings for a person or for an organization: My secretary will phone you to arrange a meeting.Employment status and types of work

secretary noun [C] (COMMITTEE)

C1 the member of a committee of an organization, club, etc. who keeps records of meetings, sends letters, emails, etc.: The three elected members of the committee are the chair, secretary, and treasurer.

secretary noun [C] (OFFICIAL)

an official who has responsibility for the general management of an organization: The company secretary has written to all the shareholders to apologize for the mistake.Bosses, managers and directorsPeople in charge of or controlling other people
(Definition of secretary noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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