executive secretary

executive secretary
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executive secretary UK US noun [C]
WORKPLACE a secretary of an important manager in a company: »

She is executive secretary to a high-flying business executive.

GOVERNMENT a leader of a government organization or a public organization: »

He has served as executive secretary of the National Research Council.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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