A secretary with administrative responsibilities, especially one managing the business affairs and activities of an executive or an organization.
- There is a soft under-belly of the organization, Uncle Billy, an absent-minded relative of the head-strong young executive secretary who manages it.
- Our would-be executive secretary had glowing references.
- The Alberta Teachers' Association executive secretary applauded the immediacy of the move.
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Syllabification: ex·ec·u·tive sec·re·tar·y
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