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private secretarynoun [C]

uk   us  
a secretary who ​works for a ​businessmanager or ​official, ​dealing with ​theirletters, filing, etc. someone whose ​job is to ​help a ​government minister
(Definition of private secretary from the Cambridge Advanced Learners 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 ​efficientprivatesecretary to ​support our ​busyCEO.
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)
Translations of “private secretary”
in Chinese (Simplified) 私人秘书, (部长的)私人助理…
in Chinese (Traditional) 私人秘書, (部長的)私人助理…
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