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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A principal administrative officer.

Usage examples (31)
  • Three years earlier, the generalissimo‚Äôs wife had taken on the title of secretary-general of the Chinese air force.
  • Javier Solana, NATO's secretary-general, is Europe's first defense czar.
  • Ban: The U.N. secretary-general doesn't represent his or her native country.
  • DPJ secretary-general Ichiro Ozawa leads a major faction and is viewed as a "shadow shogun." for more
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