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- n. the most helpful assistant
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The general secretary (always a prelate, Monsignor) is the chief assistant of the cardinal prefect, and the immediate head of the General Secretariate.
Amsterdam for Leyden, the Rev. Clyfton, their chief leader, decided to stay where he was, and so the Rev. John Robinson, Clyfton's chief assistant hitherto, "was elected leader, or pastor by the people.
Lew Parmina, whom you may have talked to — my father’s chief assistant and intended to be his successor as CEO — was responsible.”
Two I knew — Colonel Weybridge, deputy commandant of Mordon, and Dr. Gregori, Dr. Baxter's chief assistant in 'E' block.