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Definition 1: the position of the head of the Department of Defense - [noun denoting act]

Samples where secretary of defense or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the position of Defense Secretary was created in 1947

Synonyms for secretary of defense in the sense of this definition

(secretary of defense is a kind of ...) the position of secretary

(... is a member of secretary of defense) a board to advise the President; members are the secretaries of executive departments; the United States constitution does not provide for the cabinet

Definition 2: the person who holds the secretaryship of the Defense Department - [noun denoting person]

Samples where secretary of defense or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the first Defense Secretary was James V. Forrestal who was appointed by Truman

Synonyms for secretary of defense in the sense of this definition

(secretary of defense is a kind of ...) a person who is head of an administrative department of government

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