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Noun secretary has 4 senses
  1. secretary - a person who is head of an administrative department of government
    --1 is a kind of
    head, chief, top dog
    --1 has particulars:
     Attorney General, United States Attorney General, US Attorney General; Secretary of Agriculture, Agriculture Secretary; Secretary of Commerce, Commerce Secretary; Secretary of Defense, Defense Secretary; Secretary of Education, Education Secretary; Secretary of Energy, Energy Secretary; Secretary of Health and Human Services; Secretary of Housing and Urban Development; Secretary of Labor, Labor Secretary; Secretary of State; Secretary of the Interior, Interior Secretary; Secretary of the Treasury, Treasury Secretary; Secretary of Transportation, Transportation Secretary; Secretary of Veterans Affairs; undersecretary
  2. secretary, secretarial assistant - an assistant who handles correspondence and clerical work for a boss or an organization
    --2 is a kind of assistant, helper, help, supporter
    --2 has particulars:
     executive secretary; receptionist; social secretary; stenographer, amanuensis, shorthand typist
  3. repository, secretary - a person to whom a secret is entrusted
    --3 is a kind of confidant, intimate
  4. secretary, writing table, escritoire, secretaire - a desk used for writing
    --4 is a kind of desk
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