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Definitions of secretary

  1. a desk used for writing Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a person to whom a secret is entrusted Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. an assistant who handles correspondence and clerical work for a boss or an organization Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a person who is head of an administrative department of government Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. One who keeps, or is intrusted with, secrets. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A piece of furniture, with conveniences for writing and for the arrangement of papers; an escritoire. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. The secretary bird. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. One who attends to correspondence and business for a company or an individual; an executive who transacts the business of a government department; a writing desk. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. Secretarial. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. A writing-desk. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. One employed to write for another: a public officer intrusted with the affairs of a department of government, or of a company, etc. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. SECRETARYSHIP. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. One who writes for another; head of a department of government; piece of furniture arranged for writing. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  15. One who attends to correspondence, records, etc. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. A head of a governmental department. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. A person employed by a public body, a company, or an individual to write orders, letters, despatches, &c.; one who conducts the affairs of a public company or a particular department of Government. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  18. A confidential person employed to assist another in conducting correspondence, in drawing out documents, &c.; the chief or head clerk of a man of business, or of a public company; a minister of state intrusted with the management of a particular department of public business; a bird living almost wholly on snakes, remarkable for its very long legs, found at the Cape of Good Hope-so called from the tuft of feathers behind the head bearing a fancied resemblance to a pen stuck behind a man's ear. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  19. 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. mso.anu.edu.au
  20. sek'r[=e]-t[=a]-ri, n. one employed to write for another: a public officer entrusted with the affairs of a department of government, or of a company, &c.: a piece of furniture for writing, with drawers, pigeon-holes, &c. (also SECRETAIRE').--adj. SECRET[=A]'RIAL, pertaining to a secretary or his duties.--ns. SECRET[=A]'RIATE, the official position of secretary; SEC'RETARY-BIRD a raptorial serpent-eating bird resembling the crane, found in South Africa and the East--from the tufts of feathers at the back of its head like pens stuck behind the ear; SEC'RETARYSHIP. gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  21. Person employed by another to assist him in correspondence, literary work, getting information, & other confidential matters (often private s.; unpaid s., esp. of person acting as s. to prominent politician for sake of experience); official appointed by society or company or corporation to conduct its correspondence, keep its records, & deal in the first instance with its business (honorary s., abbr. hon. sec., unpaid s. usu. of society not conducted for profit); minister in charge of a Government (the S. of State for the Home Department, Foreign Affairs, War, the Colonies, India, or Home, Foreign, War, Colonial, Indian, S.; the Chief S. for Ireland; the S. for Scotland; under-s., one of two attached to each S. of State, one as permanent manager of the connected office, the other usu. as representative in other House of the S. of State; permanent s., under-s. as above; s. of legation or embassy, ambassador\'s chief subordinate& deputy); secretaire, escritoire; (Print.) script type imitating engrossing-hand; s.-bird, African bird preying on snakes, with crest likened to pen stuck over writer\'s ear. Hence secretarial a., secretariate (1), secretaryship (1), nn. [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  22. n. [French , Latin ] A person employed to Write orders, letters, despatches, public or private papers, records, and the like;-an officer whose business is to superintend and manage the affairs of a particular department of government;-a piece of furniture with conveniences for writing; an escritoire. Cabinet Dictionary

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