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  • adj. Pertaining to a secretary.
  • adj. Connected with a secretary's work.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to a secretary; befitting a secretary.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to a secretary or secretaries: as, secretarial work; a secretarial position.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to a secretary or to a secretary's work


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  • In October 1964, Diana came to stay with her grandparents while her mother finished what was described as a secretarial course.


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