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Synonyms for secretary
ˈsɛk rɪˌtɛr isec·re·ta·ry

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  1. secretarynoun

    a person who is head of an administrative department of government

    Synonyms:
    writing table, secretarial assistant, secretaire, escritoire, repository

  2. secretary, secretarial assistantnoun

    an assistant who handles correspondence and clerical work for a boss or an organization

    Synonyms:
    writing table, secretarial assistant, secretaire, escritoire, repository

  3. repository, secretarynoun

    a person to whom a secret is entrusted

    Synonyms:
    secretarial assistant, monument, depository, depositary, writing table, deposit, repository, secretaire, escritoire

  4. secretary, writing table, escritoire, secretairenoun

    a desk used for writing

    Synonyms:
    writing table, secretarial assistant, secretaire, escritoire, repository

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. secretarynoun

    Synonyms:
    scribe, clerk

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. secretarynoun

    Synonyms:
    amanuensis, clerk, writer, scribe, writing-desk, escritoire, scrutoire

    Associated words:
    secretarial, secretariat, portfolio

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  1. Mike Pompeo:

    I'd been a secretary of state for coming on a year and a half. I know precisely what the American policy is with respect to Ukraine. It's been remarkably consistent, and we will continue to try to drive those set of outcomes.

  2. Alyssa Rubin:

    Secretary Mayorkas, himself a refugee and the child of Holocaust survivors, has now joined the long list of U.S. officials enforcing racist policies that turn away desperate refugees and migrants, sending many of them back to their deaths, we are here today in honor of our ancestors who died because they were turned away from the U.S. by policies just like these.

  3. State Department:

    On Syria, the secretary intends to discuss efforts to de-escalate violence, provide humanitarian assistance to the Syrian people and set the stage for a political settlement of the conflict.

  4. Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby:

    They can do a lot of things, it's a very versatile force. And I think their versatility, their ability to -- to move quickly and to conduct a range of missions across a range of contingencies, which is well proven, that's the reason why the secretary has ordered them to go.

  5. Chad Wolf:

    And I think what is probably most striking from that video, which is if you can see in the background the DHS secretary is standing right there, he does not step up. He does not address any of these concerns from the Border Patrol agents. There's no vision, there's no leadership. He just stands to the side because he knows he cannot talk to these agents and defend what is going down on the border because of the policies of this administration.


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