Origin of under secretary
How to use under secretary in a sentence
He thought he would earn some points with her considering her opposition to him taking the job as undersecretary.Spy Chief James Clapper: We Can’t Stop Another Snowden|Eli Lake|February 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“My worry is not over the next six months,” said Dov Zakheim, former undersecretary of Defense in the Bush administration.World Doubts Obama Will Enforce Red Line on Iran|Josh Rogin|November 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Their solution, Landler wrote: nominate former undersecretary of defense Michele Flournoy for the job.How the Chuck Hagel Fight Changed the American Jewish Landscape in Washington|J. J. Goldberg|August 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Dov Zakheim 2003: Undersecretary of Defense as comptroller for the Pentagon.Few Regrets as Neoconservative Advocates for Iraq Invasion Look Back|Eli Lake|March 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
From 2001 to 2009, Ambassador Dobriansky served as undersecretary of state for democracy and global affairs.Don't Forget Afghan Women|Paula Dobriansky, Karen Hughes|April 10, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Then, without a sign of emotion or recognition he went back to staring at the Undersecretary with an intensity almost violent.
Was Undersecretary for the Colonies in a late Administration.Adventures of Sherlock Holmes|A. Conan Doyle
Involuntarily she glanced at the Undersecretary, and her eyes spoke so plainly that he could not avoid taking a decisive step.The Saint|Antonio Fogazzaro
I sent his carefully written papers to an undersecretary of the World Congress and forgot the matter.Greener Than You Think|Ward Moore
The Undersecretary made an answer to one of Simon's remarks.
British Dictionary definitions for under secretary
- any of various senior civil servants in certain government departments
- short for undersecretary of state: any of various high officials subordinate only to the minister in charge of a department