secretary

  • 1 secretary — sec‧re‧ta‧ry [ˈsekrtri ǁ teri] noun secretaries PLURALFORM [countable] JOBS 1. someone who works in an office helping to organize the work, answering the telephone, arranging meetings etc: • His personal secretary (= one working for only him )… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 Secretary — Título La secretaria Ficha técnica Dirección Steven Shainberg Producción Andrew Fierberg Amy Hobby Steven Shainberg …

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  • 3 Secretary — Sec re*ta*ry, n.; pl. {Secretaries}. [F. secr[ e]taire (cf. Pr. secretari, Sp. & Pg. secretario, It. secretario, segretario) LL. secretarius, originally, a confidant, one intrusted with secrets, from L. secretum a secret. See {Secret}, a. & n.] 1 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 secretary — sec·re·tary n pl tar·ies often cap 1: an officer of a business concern who may keep records of directors and stockholders meetings and of stock ownership and transfer and help supervise the company s interests 2: a government officer who… …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 Secretary —   [ sekrətri] der, /...ries, in England im 16. Jahrhundert Bezeichnung des leitenden Ministers, später allgemein Minister Titel. Die wichtigsten Kabinettsmitglieder heißen Secretary of State. In den USA ist »Secretary of State« nur für den… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 6 Secretary — Secretary, MD U.S. town in Maryland Population (2000): 503 Housing Units (2000): 218 Land area (2000): 0.258731 sq. miles (0.670109 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.258731 sq. miles (0.670109 sq …

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  • 7 Secretary, MD — U.S. town in Maryland Population (2000): 503 Housing Units (2000): 218 Land area (2000): 0.258731 sq. miles (0.670109 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.258731 sq. miles (0.670109 sq. km) FIPS… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 8 secretary — [n1] office worker assistant, clerk, executive secretary, receptionist, typist, word processor; concept 348 secretary [n2] desk bureau, davenport, escritoire, secretaire, writing desk, writing table; concept 443 …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 secretary — (n.) late 14c., person entrusted with secrets, from M.L. secretarius clerk, notary, confidential officer, confidant, from L. secretum a secret (see SECRET (Cf. secret)). Meaning person who keeps records, write letters, etc., originally for a king …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 secretary — should be pronounced as four syllables with the first r fully articulated, not as if it were spelt seketerry or sekretry …

    Modern English usage

  • 11 secretary — ► NOUN (pl. secretaries) 1) a person employed to assist with correspondence, keep records, etc. 2) an official of a society or other organization who conducts its correspondence and keeps its records. 3) the principal assistant of a UK government …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 secretary — [sek′rə ter΄ē] n. pl. secretaries [ML secretarius, one entrusted with secrets < L secretum: see SECRET] 1. a) a person whose work is keeping records, taking care of correspondence and other writing tasks, etc. as for an individual in a… …

    English World dictionary

  • 13 Secretary — This article is about the occupation. For other uses, see Secretary (disambiguation). A secretary, or administrative assistant, is a person whose work consists of supporting management, including executives, using a variety of project management …

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  • 14 secretary — noun 1 person who works in an office ADJECTIVE ▪ executive, legal ▪ medical ▪ press, publicity ▪ personal, private …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 secretary — secretaryship, n. /sek ri ter ee/, n., pl. secretaries. 1. a person, usually an official, who is in charge of the records, correspondence, minutes of meetings, and related affairs of an organization, company, association, etc.: the secretary of… …

    Universalium

  • 16 secretary — n. administrative assistant 1) a corresponding; executive; personal; press; recording; social secretary 2) a private secretary (AE; BE has personal assistant) 3) a secretary of, to company official (BE) 4) a company secretary officer supervising… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 17 secretary — sec|re|ta|ry W1S3 [ˈsekrıtəri US teri ] n plural secretaries ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(office)¦ 2¦(government)¦ 3¦(club)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : Medieval Latin; Origin: secretarius someone who does private work for another, secretary , from Latin secretus; …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 secretary — noun (C) 1 someone who works in an office typing (type2 (1)) letters, keeping records, arranging meetings etc: Julie works as a secretary in a lawyer s office. | You can ring my secretary to make an appointment. 2 a) a British government official …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 Secretary — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Secretary (Kino) Secretary – manchmal muss Liebe wehtun... (DVD) Secretary – Womit kann ich dienen? (TV) Originaltitel Secretary …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 20 secretary — 01. Just ask the [secretary] if you need to have anything typed up. 02. The [secretarial] staff has increased by 3 people just in the last year, due to the steady increase in business. 03. I ll have my [secretary] send you a copy of the contracts …

    Grammatical examples in English


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