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private secretary

noun
1.
a person who attends to the individual or confidential correspondence, files, etc., of a business executive, official, or the like.
Origin
1765-1775
1765-75
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  • And now he has allegedly been caught in bed with his former private secretary.
  • Meanwhile even a private secretary could afford to be happy.
  • If she becomes private secretary to the boss, she must never forget where she started.
British Dictionary definitions for private secretary

private secretary

noun
1.
a secretary entrusted with the personal and confidential matters of a business executive
2.
a civil servant who acts as aide to a minister or senior government official Compare parliamentary private secretary
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