What does undersecretary mean?

Definitions for undersecretary

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. undersecretary(noun)

    a secretary immediately subordinate to the head of a department of government


  1. undersecretary(Noun)

    An administrator immediately subordinate to a head of a government department or to a member of a cabinet

Webster Dictionary

  1. Undersecretary(noun)

    a secretary who is subordinate to the chief secretary; an assistant secretary; as, an undersecretary of the Treasury


  1. Undersecretary

    An undersecretary is an executive government official in many countries, frequently a career public servant, who typically acts as a senior administrator or second-in-command to a politically appointed Cabinet Minister or other government official. The title is used in many different political systems.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Undersecretary

    un′dėr-sek-rē-tā-ri, n. a secretary subordinate to the principal secretary.—n. Undersec′retaryship.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of undersecretary in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of undersecretary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Labour Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz:

    I am deploying ... a fact-finding mission headed by Undersecretary Ciriaco Lagunzad to meet with the workers, employers and competent authorities.

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