administrative assistant

noun

Definition of administrative assistant

:a person whose job is to support an executive, group, department, or organization especially by handling administrative tasks (such as data entry, correspondence, filing, and scheduling appointments)
  • Steven Azeez, the administrative assistant who sorts and delivers the office mail, says one day he made four trips to Mr. Maier's desk.
  • —Eleena De LisserWall Street Journal24 Sept. 1999

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First Known Use of administrative assistant

1841


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