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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Having to do with handling business duties, such as typing letters, answering phones, keeping files up-to-date.

Usage examples (38)
  • secretarial duties can range from word processing to greeting clients.
  • Declines occurred in secretarial work, sewing machine operators, and farm workers.
  • Apparently that story has received a good deal of circulation in secretarial circles in New York.
  • He didn't merely call the secretarial office, he turned a scanner on the newcomer. for more
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