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SECRETARIAT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Secretariat mean? 

SECRETARIAT (noun)
  The noun SECRETARIAT has 2 senses:

1. an administrative unit responsible for maintaining records and other secretarial duties; especially for international organizations
2. thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1973

  Familiarity information: SECRETARIAT used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SECRETARIAT (noun)


Sense 1secretariat [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An administrative unit responsible for maintaining records and other secretarial duties; especially for international organizations

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

secretariat; secretariate

Hypernyms ("secretariat" is a kind of...):

administrative body; administrative unit (a unit with administrative responsibilities)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "secretariat"):

Pan American Union (the administrative agency of the Organization of American States)

United Nations Secretariat (the administrative arm of the United Nations)


Sense 2Secretariat [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1973

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Instance hypernyms:

thoroughbred (a racehorse belonging to a breed that originated from a cross between Arabian stallions and English mares)


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