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n. pl. sec·re·tar·ies
1. A person employed to handle correspondence, keep files, and do clerical work for another person or an organization.
2. An officer who keeps records, takes minutes of the meetings, and answers correspondence, as for a company.
3. An official who presides over an administrative department of state.
4. A desk with a small bookcase on top.

[Middle English secretarie, from Medieval Latin sēcrētārius, confidential officer, clerk, from Latin sēcrētus, secret; see secret.]

sec′re·tar′i·al (-târ′ē-əl) adj.


(ˌsɛk rɪˈtɛər i əl)

pertaining to a secretary or a secretary's skills and work.
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Adj.1.secretarial - of or relating to a secretary or to a secretary's work


[ˌsekrəˈtɛərɪəl] ADJ secretarial collegecolegio m de secretariado
secretarial coursecurso m de secretariado
secretarial servicesservicios mpl de secretaría
secretarial school = secretarial college secretarial skillstécnicas fpl de secretaría
secretarial worktrabajo m de secretario


[ˌsɛkrəˈtɛəriəl] adjde secrétaire, de secrétariatsecretarial college secretarial school nécole f de secrétariat


adj job, qualificationsals Sekretärin/Sekretär; to do a secretarial courseeinen Sekretärinnenkurs machen, einen Kurs für Bürofachkräfte machen; secretarial workSekretariatsarbeit f; secretarial collegeSchule ffür Bürofachkräfte; secretarial staffSekretärinnen und Schreibkräfte pl; (of politician)Stab m; she joined his secretarial staffsie wurde Sekretärin bei ihm; basic secretarial skillsgrundlegende Fertigkeiten plals Bürofachkraft


[ˌsɛkrəˈtɛərɪəl] adj (work) → di segreteria; (college, course) → di segretariato


(ˈsekrətəri) plural ˈsecretaries noun
1. a person employed to write letters, keep records and make business arrangements etc for another person. He dictated a letter to his secretary.
2. a (sometimes unpaid) person who deals with the official business of an organization etc. The secretary read out the minutes of the society's last meeting.
ˌsecreˈtarial (-ˈteə-) adjective
of a secretary or his/her duties. trained in secretarial work; at secretarial college.
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