Definition of secretary general noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


secretary general

BrE BrE//ˌsekrətri ˈdʒenrəl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsekrəteri ˈdʒenrəl//
(pl. secretaries general) (secretary generals)
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the person who is in charge of the department that deals with the running of a large international or political organization the former Secretary General of NATO
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