Definition of “secretariat” - English Dictionary


“secretariat” in Business English

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secretariatnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌsekrəˈteəriət/ us /-ˈteri-/ POLITICS, GOVERNMENT

the office or people responsible for managing an organization, especially a political or international one:

One of the report's recommendations was that a national security secretariat should be set up at the heart of the government.

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