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secretariat

Noun

1 an administrative unit responsible for maintaining records and other secretarial duties; especially for international organizations [syn: secretariate]
2 thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1973

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Etymology

From French secrétariat

Pronunciation

  • /ˌsɛkrəˈtɑːri.ət/
  • /%sEkr@"tA:ri.@t/

Noun

  1. The office or department of a government secretary

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Extensive Definition

In many countries, Secretariat is the office complexes where general administrative bureaucrats of a Government functions. These offices are officially known as Government Secretariat.
Secretariat may also refer to:
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