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- n. A person's term in office with a title including the term secretary, such as secretary of state.
- n. The office or position of being secretary.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The office, or the term of office, of a secretary.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The office of secretary.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the position of secretary
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But the idea that a disapproving New York Times editorial would convince you to drop out of a cabinet secretaryship is absolutely insane.
SMITH: Dr. Deming's retiring from the secretaryship is a matter which all old-timers will regret, and I want to move that this association record in its proceedings the fullest appreciation of his great and faithful service in helping to carry the organization through so many years.
He thought proper, however, to claim a part of those of the secretaryship, which is called the chancery.
The United Left, the group that helped win the general secretaryship for Len McCluskey, is organising a major slate in an attempt to take the majority of the three-year posts.
And so from very early in his general secretaryship, Gorbachev wanted to get Soviet troops out of Afghanistan.
Is that pledge still operative if she accepts the secretaryship?
Having done this piece on the Clinton secretaryship, I think Chris both has a point and that he might be a little premature.
Many of them move back and forth between the universities and the think tanks, or hold dual affiliations; and most are eager as well to segue into NSC posts, an assistant secretaryship, or indeed an undersecretaryship when the right administration arrives.
After 100 or so days of your secretaryship, many pundits and a small number of government officials are pointing to hopeful signs that the worst may be over - or, at least, that t ...
After 100 or so days of your secretaryship, many pundits and a small number of government officials are pointing to hopeful signs that the worst may be over - or, at least, that the rate of deterioration in such measures as overall economic activity and financial losses is slowing.