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Secretary vs. Secretariat

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  • Secretary (noun)

    Someone entrusted with a secret; a confidant.

  • Secretary (noun)

    A person who keeps records, takes notes and handles general clerical work.

  • Secretary (noun)

    The head of a department of government.

  • Secretary (noun)

    A managerial or leading position in certain non-profit organizations, such as political parties, trade unions, international organizations.

    "Ban Ki-Moon was a secretary general of the United Nations."

  • Secretary (noun)

    A type of desk, secretary desk; a secretaire.

  • Secretary (noun)

    A secretary bird, a bird of the species Sagittarius serpentarius.

  • Secretary (verb)

    To serve as a secretary of.

  • Secretariat (noun)

    The office or department of a government secretary.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Secretary (noun)

    One who keeps, or is intrusted with, secrets.

  • Secretary (noun)

    A person employed to write orders, letters, dispatches, public or private papers, records, and the like; an official scribe, amanuensis, or writer; one who attends to correspondence, and transacts other business, for an association, a public body, or an individual.

  • Secretary (noun)

    An officer of state whose business is to superintend and manage the affairs of a particular department of government, and who is usually a member of the cabinet or advisory council of the chief executive; as, the secretary of state, who conducts the correspondence and attends to the relations of a government with foreign courts; the secretary of the treasury, who manages the department of finance; the secretary of war, etc.

  • Secretary (noun)

    A piece of furniture, with conveniences for writing and for the arrangement of papers; an escritoire.

  • Secretary (noun)

    The secretary bird.

  • Secretariat (noun)

    The office of a secretary; the place where a secretary transacts business, keeps records, etc.

Webster Dictionary
  • Secretary (noun)

    a person who is head of an administrative department of government

  • Secretary (noun)

    an assistant who handles correspondence and clerical work for a boss or an organization

  • Secretary (noun)

    a person to whom a secret is entrusted

  • Secretary (noun)

    a desk used for writing

  • Secretariat (noun)

    an administrative unit responsible for maintaining records and other secretarial duties; especially for international organizations

  • Secretariat (noun)

    thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1973

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