- [C] 秘书 employee in an office, usually working for another person, dealing with letters, typing, filing, etc.
- [C] 书记 official of a club, society, etc.
- [C] 部长,大臣 head of a government department
a person who is head of an administrative department of government
an assistant who handles correspondence and clerical work for a boss or an organization
a person to whom a secret is entrusted
a desk used for writing
- He was the then secretary of Defense.
- He buzzed for his secretary to come.
- My secretary is an absolute gem.
- At this moment she noticed the secretary coming in.
- The Colonial Secretary was continued in office.
- The secretary is proposing to stand down in favor of a younger man.
- Janet put several dictionaries on the shelf of her secretary.
- Emily doesn't have a secretary, so she has to write her essay on the tea table.
- The First Secretary in the Embassy advised immediate settlement of the issue.
- The secretary enrolled our names.
- The new secretary was being lectured for the poor quality of her work.
- There's no hope to succeed, the secretary is helping the old manager back sadly.
- The boss delegated his secretary to show me around the city.
- I went in without knocking and there was his secretary sitting on his knee; I'd caught him on the hop.
- The sales manager asked his secretary to copy out the addresses of their customers.
- Don't you dare try to lure my new secretary away, we value her work highly.
- I acted for the secretary when he was in London.
- I had to lean towards the secretary to hear what she was saying.
- He acted as secretary to the board.
- He didn't know what a lot of unpaid work he was letting himself in for when he agreed to become secretary of the society.
- Last August he was appointed to the position of secretary.
- The director should not have to manage without a secretary.
- As to your wish to have an extra secretary, let's leave it open until the next fiscal year.
- We can certify for her competence as a secretary.
- The manager did not accept her as his secretary.
- As my secretary, your duty consists of answering the calls.
- If he happens to be out, you may leave word with his secretary.
- Lucy is the best person to fill the secretary vacancy.
- The secretary brought forward several suggestions for the meeting to discuss.
- The General Secretary of the Party noted down the details of the plan.
- The reporters copied down every word spoken by the Secretary of the Party Committee.
- The president confirmed him as Secretary of State.
- He is about to be kicked upstairs to be Secretary of State.
- capable secretary 精明能干的秘书
- chief secretary 秘书长
- first secretary 一等秘书
- Foreign secretary 外交部长
- general secretary 总书记
- private secretary 私人秘书
- social secretary 社交秘书
- company secretary 公司干事
- Defense secretary 国防部长
- graduate secretary 有学位的秘书
- Home secretary 内政大臣
- Labor secretary 劳工部长
- press secretary 新闻秘书
Reueale it she durst not, as daring..to make none her secretarie.出自： T. Lodge
He is secretary to the Governor.
- 在英国，Secretary of State指各部的大臣，可以有很多个，而在美国则是表示“国务卿”，只有—个。英国的各个Secretary of State，可简称为Secretary，如Foreign Secretary等同于Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs。美国的Secretary of State没有简称，但其各部部长称为Secretary。
误 She is the secretary of the minister.
误 She is secretary of the minister.
正 She is secretary to the minister.
析 在表示“…(人)的秘书”时,习惯上说secretary to...,而不说secretary of。表示“(单位或机构)的秘书”,习惯上说secretary of,而不说secretary to。她是一个协会的秘书长。
误 She is the general secretary of an association.
正 She is the secretary-general of an association.
正 She is the Secretary-General of an association.
析 “秘书长”习惯上用 secretary-general 表达,也可以大写,即the Secretary-General。
- ☆ 14世纪晚期进入英语，直接源自中世纪拉丁语的secretarius，意为职员，书记；最初源自拉丁语的secretum，意为一个秘密。