Definition of private secretary in English:

private secretary

Line breaks: pri|vate sec|re¦tary

noun

1A secretary who deals with the personal and confidential concerns of a business person or public figure.
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  • And that unfortunately continues during her death as well with her own private secretary going public with his memoirs.
  • The matter was dealt with by my private secretary.
  • He carried out far more duties for his uncle than medical ones becoming essentially his private secretary and personal advisor.
2A civil servant acting as an aide to a senior government official.
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  • Why was there no interrogation of her senior private secretary?
  • Third, the normal flow of official business, mediated through his official private secretaries and the Cabinet Office.
  • When she returned to South Africa in 1902 she was appointed private secretary to the acting Director of Education.

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