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English noun: Defense Secretary

1. Defense Secretary (person) the person who holds the secretaryship of the Defense Department

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

SynonymsSecretary of Defense

Broader (hypernym)secretary

2. Defense Secretary (act) the position of the head of the Department of Defense

SamplesThe position of Defense Secretary was created in 1947.

SynonymsSecretary of Defense

Broader (hypernym)secretaryship

Member meronymUnited States Cabinet, US Cabinet

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