noun, plural sec·re·tar·ies.
Origin of secretary
Related formssec·re·tar·y·ship, nounsub·sec·re·tar·y, noun, plural sub·sec·re·tar·ies.sub·sec·re·tar·y·ship, nounun·der·sec·re·tar·y·ship, noun
Examples from the Web for secretary
And compare, as noted up top, to Secretary Clinton, who spent years quietly pushing a modernized Cuba policy.
Even Defense Secretary Gates, at least for a time, was open to the notion.
In order to withhold the photographs, the secretary of defense must certify that photographs could cause harm to Americans.
ALEC echoed the ideology of Charles Wilson, the first Defense Secretary in the Eisenhower administration.
But the president and secretary need to be very careful here.The Inside Story of U.S. Meddling in Israel’s Elections|Aaron David Miller|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If not in the Government plan the secretary would under-take to make such a map.
In that way he could edit the letters before his secretary saw them.Tales Of Men And Ghosts|Edith Wharton
Therewith he fled, and the secretary suddenly found himself confronting a new idea.The Herapath Property|J. S. Fletcher
I beg leave particularly to call your attention to the accompanying report from the Secretary of War.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Tyler|Compiled by James D. Richardson
With the congressman's secretary and the teacher Carol leased a small flat.Main Street|Sinclair Lewis