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

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

  • the position of Secretary of State was established in 1789

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

(... is a member of secretary of state) 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: a government minister for foreign relations - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for secretary of state in the sense of this definition

(secretary of state is a kind of ...) a person appointed to a high office in the government

"Minister of Finance"

Definition 3: the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of State - [noun denoting person]

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

  • the first Secretary of State was Thomas Jefferson

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

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