Secretary of State

noun phrase

: the head of the U.S. government department that is in charge of how the country relates to and deals with foreign countries
: the head of one of several important departments of the British government
the Secretary of State for Home Affairs

Examples of Secretary of State in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In preparation for the summit, officials say Biden has spent hours huddling with Secretary of State Antony Blinken at the White House -- including on the eve of the summit and over the Fourth of July holiday. Shannon K. Crawford, ABC News, 9 July 2024 In 2016, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton won by more than 14% (55.5%-41.1%). Sarah Roderick-Fitch | The Center Square, Washington Examiner - Political News and Conservative Analysis About Congress, the President, and the Federal Government, 9 July 2024 The State Legislature, Secretary of State and county recorders all have a role to play in our election process. Alexandra Hardle, The Arizona Republic, 9 July 2024 The office then has two weeks to review the results and issue a certificate that will officially put the measure on November’s ballots, Missouri Secretary of State Spokesperson JoDonn Chaney confirmed to The Star. Natalie Wallington, Kansas City Star, 8 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for Secretary of State 

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“Secretary of State.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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