Secretary of State

noun

Definition of Secretary of State

  1. 1 :  the head of the U.S. government department that is in charge of how the country relates to and deals with foreign countries

  2. 2 :  the head of one of several important departments of the British government the Secretary of State for Home Affairs

Word by Word Definitions

secretaryplay Secretary
  1. :  one employed to handle correspondence and manage routine and detail work for a superior

    :  an officer of a business concern who may keep records of directors' and stockholders' meetings and of stock ownership and transfer and help supervise the company's legal interests

    :  an officer of an organization or society responsible for its records and correspondence

stateplay State
  1. :  mode or condition of being

    :  condition of mind or temperament

    :  a condition of abnormal tension or excitement

  1. :  to set by regulation or authority

    :  to express the particulars of especially in words :  report

    :  to express in words


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