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Secretary

noun [C]     /ˈsek.rə.təri/ US  /-ter.i/
UK a Secretary of State: the Foreign Secretary the Home SecretaryGovernment ministers and civil servants 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 ServicesUnited States politics and government
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