Complete Definition of "secretary"

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English

Etymology
From ML. secretarius, one entrusted with secrets.

Pronunciation
/ËsekrÉtÉri/, /<tt>"[email protected]@ri</tt>/
audio|en-us-secretary.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
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  1. A person who keeps records, takes notes and handles general clerical work.
  2. The head of a department of government.
  3. A managerial or leading position in certain non-profit organizations, such as political parties, trade unions, international organizations.

#:Kofi Annan is the current secretary general of the United Nations.

  1. A type of desk.
  2. A species of bird; Sagittarius serpentarius.

Translations
trans-top|a person keeping records and handling clerical work
Arabic: ARchar|سÙرتÙر IPAchar|(sekretér) m|f
Chinese: ç§æ¸, ç§ä¹¦ (mìshÅ«)
Dutch: secretaresse f
Esperanto: t-|eo|sekretario|xs=Esperanto
Finnish: t-|fi|sihteeri
French: t+|fr|secrétaire|m|f
German: t+|de|Sekretär|m
Hebrew: he-translation|××××ר|mazkir m
Hungarian: t-|hu|titkár
Interlingua: secretaria f
Italian: t+|it|segretario|m
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Japanese: ç§æ¸ (hisho)
Korean: ë¹ì (biseo)
Kurdish:
:Kurmanji: katib, sekreter
:Sorani: t|ku|سکرتÛر|trsikirtaer|scKUchar
Polish: sekretarka f
Portuguese: t-|pt|secretário|m, t-|pt|secretária|f
Russian: ÑекÑеÑаÑÑ (sekretárâ) m
Spanish: t-|es|secretario|m, t-|es|secretaria|f
Swedish: t-|sv|sekreterare|c
Telugu: à°à°¾à°°à±à°¯à°¦à°°à±à°¶à°¿ (kaaryadarSi), సహాయà°à±à°¡à± (sahaayakuDu)
Tok Pisin: sekreteri
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trans-top|the head of a department of government
Esperanto: t-|eo|sekretario|xs=Esperanto
Finnish: t+|fi|ministeri
French: t+|fr|secrétaire
Interlingua: secretaria f
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Japanese: å¤§è£ (daijin), é·å® (chÅkan)
Kurdish:
:Kurmanji: sekreter
:Sorani: t|ku|سکرتÛر|trsikirtaer|scKUchar
Portuguese: t-|pt|secretário|m, t-|pt|secretária|f
Spanish: t-|es|secretario|m
Telugu: à°à°¾à°°à±à°¯à°¦à°°à±à°¶à°¿ (kaaryadarSi)
Tok Pisin: sekreteri
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trans-top|leading or managerial position in certain organizations
Finnish: t-|fi|sihteeri
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trans-top|a type of desk
Finnish: t+|fi|kirjoituspöytä
French: t+|fr|secrétaire
German: t-|de|Schreibsekretär|m
Interlingua: bureau
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Kurdish:
:Kurmanji: sekreter
Portuguese: t-|pt|escrivaninha|f
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trans-top|Sagittarius serpentarius
Finnish: t-|fi|sihteeri
French: t-|fr|messager serpentaire
German: t+|de|Sekretär
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Spanish: t-|es|serpentario|m
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Indonesian: sekretaris
ttbc|Interlingua: secretario m, scriptorio
ttbc|Italian: segretario m, segretaria f
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Derived terms
secretary bird

See also
secretory

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