secretariat: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (sek"ri-târ'ē-ut), [key]
- the officials or office entrusted with administrative duties, maintaining records, and overseeing or performing secretarial duties, esp. for an international organization: the secretariat of the United Nations.
- a group or department of secretaries.
- the place where a secretary transacts business, preserves records, etc.
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