subsecretariat

[ suhb-sek-ri-tair-ee-it, suhb-sek- ]
/ sʌbˌsɛk rɪˈtɛər i ɪt, ˌsʌb sɛk- /

noun

an administrative department that assists and is subordinate to a secretariat.

Origin of subsecretariat

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