Translation of "Secretary of State" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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Secretary of Statenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌsek.rə.tər.i əv ˈsteɪt/ us /ˌsek.rə.ter.i əv ˈsteɪt/

also Secretary in the UK, a Member of Parliament who is in charge of a government department

(英国)国务大臣
She became Secretary of State for Education after spending three years as Environment Secretary. 在做了3年环境大臣后,她成了教育大臣。

in the US, an important government official who has responsibility for relationships with the governments of other countries

(美国)国务卿

(Translation of “Secretary of State” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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