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secretarial

[sek-ri-tair-ee-uh l] /ˌsɛk rɪˈtɛər i əl/
adjective
1.
noting, of, or pertaining to a secretary or a secretary's skills and work:
a secretarial school.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805; secretary + -al1
Related forms
nonsecretarial, adjective
subsecretarial, adjective
unsecretarial, adjective
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Examples from the web for secretarial
  • The university provides offices and work-study students to help with the secretarial work.
  • As office automation continues to evolve, retraining and continuing education will remain an integral part of secretarial jobs.
  • The comprehensive business center offers multilingual secretarial services.
  • In addition, corporate travelers can utilize the full-service business center and secretarial support.
  • For those traveling on business, this motel also provides secretarial services, plus fax and copying facilities.
  • Corporate guests can also make use of an unstaffed business center, conference rooms, media equipment and secretarial services.
  • They can also reserve secretarial and courier services if necessary.
  • Business travelers may take advantage of the business center, meeting rooms, notary public and secretarial services.
  • secretarial support, copy and fax machines, express mail delivery and messenger service are available in the business center.
  • Hotel business centers go above and beyond copiers and printers, offering secretarial services and meeting planning.
Word Origin and History for secretarial
adj.

1801, from stem of secretary (Medieval Latin secretarius) + -al (1).

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