- [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.
- 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。
- 英国的外相是the Foreign Secretary,内政大臣是the Home Secretary; 美国的国务卿是the Secretary of State,国防部长是Secretary of Defence; 而中国的部长一般译为Minister。
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。
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secrutem，意为一个秘密。
- secretary:secretary n. 秘书, 书记, 部长, 大臣…