noun, plural sec·re·tar·ies-gen·er·al.
- secretary bird,
- secretary of defense,
- secretary of state,
Origin of secretary-general
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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon echoed these remarks at another meeting in Washington D.C. on Wednesday.
The last time we talked was in late October, and you were on your way to meet U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.Psy on New Single ‘Gentleman,’ Kim Jong-un, Justin Bieber & More|Marlow Stern|April 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the attacks, saying, “These heinous acts cannot be justified by any cause.”
How about a dual appointment as U.N. secretary-general and greatest grandmother ever?What Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Should Do Next|Michelle Cottle|November 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
As a first step a president, two vice presidents, and a secretary-general are to be voted on in the next 24 hours.
In the case of a recommendation the members will inform the Secretary-General of the action taken.
On the second restoration of the Bourbons he was made councillor of state and secretary-general of the ministry of the interior.
And suppose I send Prasville, the secretary-general, instead?The Crystal Stopper|Maurice LeBlanc
The Secretary-General was talking gravely to another high official.Mystery at Geneva|Rose Macaulay
I have forgotten his name, but he was, I think, secretary-general while Bernadotte was in office.Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete|Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne