Learner's definition of SECRETARY
1 : a person whose job is to handle records, letters, etc., for another person in an office
You can set up an appointment with my secretary.
He works as a legal secretary.
She is our executive/administrative secretary. [=a secretary with some management duties]
2 : a person in a club or other organization who is in charge of keeping letters and records 3 a US : an official who is selected by the President and is in charge of a particular department of the government b British : a government official who helps a minister, an ambassador, etc. c British