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Meaning of administrative assistant

admin'istrative assis'tant

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a person employed to aid an executive, as in a corporate department, by coordinating such office services and procedures as the supervision, maintenance, and control of the flow of work and programs, personnel, budgeting, records, etc., for the entire department.
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