The chief administrative officer of an organization, in charge of a secretariat.
Webster's New World
Alternative spelling of Secretary General.
Alternative form of Secretary General.
Other Word Forms of Secretary-general
Secretary-general Sentence Examples
At the head of the administration is a governor under whom is a secretary-general, who replaces him at need.
The secretary-general of the Italian foreign office, Baron Blanc, who had accompanied General Cadorna to Rome, was received almost daily by Cardinal Antonelli, papal secretary of state, in order to settle innumerable questions arising out of the Italian occupation.
The reis was the secretary-general of the divan, and in more modern times became minister for foreign affairs.
In 1864 he was appointed, by Sella, secretary-general of finance, and after being created senator in 1865, acquired considerable fame as a financial authority.
On his release the Citoyen Rousselin entered the ministry of the interior, and under the Directory he became secretary-general, and then civil commissioner of the Seine.