Definition of “private secretary” - English Dictionary

“private secretary” in British English

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private secretarynoun [ C ]

uk /ˌpraɪ.vət ˈsek.rə.tər.i/ us /ˌpraɪ.vət ˈsek.rə.ter.i/

someone whose job is to help a government minister

(Definition of “private secretary” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“private secretary” in Business English

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private secretarynoun [ C ]

uk us

WORKPLACE a person who works as a secretary for someone important:

We are looking for an experienced and efficient private secretary to support our busy CEO.

GOVERNMENT a person whose job is to help a minister (= person in charge of a department) in a government

(Definition of “private secretary” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)