an administrative unit responsible for maintaining records and other secretarial duties; especially for international organizations
Syn: ↑secretariat

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secretāˈriat or secretāˈriate /-ət/ noun
1. Secretaryship
2. A secretary's office
3. The administrative department of a council, organization, legislative or executive body
4. The staff or premises of such a department
5. A body of secretaries
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Main Entry:secretary

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