Secretary of Defense

Secretary of Defense
1. the person who holds the secretaryship of the Defense Department

the first Defense Secretary was James V. Forrestal who was appointed by Truman

Syn: ↑Defense Secretary
Hypernyms: ↑secretary
2. the position of the head of the Department of Defense

the position of Defense Secretary was created in 1947

Syn: ↑Defense Secretary
Hypernyms: ↑secretaryship
Member Holonyms: ↑United States Cabinet, ↑US Cabinet

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