Recent Examples of secretariat from the Web
Burke said Pell's economy secretariat would continue working in his absence.
Francis appointed Pell in 2014 to a five-year term to head the Vatican's new economy secretariat, giving him broad rein to control all economic, administrative, personnel and procurement functions of the Holy See.
In the Vatican, Pell's job as secretariat of the economy is so crucial that it has been described as the second-most-powerful role in Rome, after only the pope.
Francis appointed Pell in 2014 to a five-year term to head the Vatican’s new economy secretariat, giving him broad rein to control all economic, administrative, personnel and procurement functions of the Holy See.
The upshot is that WHO’s budget says much less about the secretariat’s independent priorities than about state and donor priorities for the agency.
The money will fund the UN's climate secretariat, which will lose money under Trump.
Post time is 6:34. SECRETARIAT (2010) 8 p.m. on CMT.
On November 24th, when Santos and the secretariat signed the new peace accord, Lozada wore his new jacket and tie.
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Origin and Etymology of secretariat
French secrétariat, from Medieval Latin secretariatus, from secretarius
First Known Use: 1811See Words from the same year
SECRETARIAT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of secretariat for English Language Learners
: a department in a governmental organization that is headed by a secretary or a secretary-general
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