Meaning of secretary-general

sec•re•tar•y-gen•er•al

Pronunciation: (sek'ri-ter"ē-jen'ur-ul), [key]
— pl. sec•re•tar•ies-gen•er•al.
  1. the head or chief administrative officer of a secretariat.
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