Secretary of Defense

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