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secretariado ejecutivo

English translation: executive assistant

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Spanish term or phrase:secretariado ejecutivo
English translation:executive assistant
Entered by: Kathryn Litherland
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18:07 Feb 19, 2008
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Spanish term or phrase: secretariado ejecutivo
como se dice esa carrera en inglés?

estudio la carrera de "Secretariado Ejecutivo".
BDT
executive assistant
Explanation:
In the U.S. "executive assistant/administrative assistant" is replacing "secretary," I think largely because of the female gender connotations of "secretary."
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Kathryn Litherland
United States
Local time: 22:26
Grading comment
Thanks Kathryn!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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executive assistant


Explanation:
In the U.S. "executive assistant/administrative assistant" is replacing "secretary," I think largely because of the female gender connotations of "secretary."

Kathryn Litherland
United States
Local time: 22:26
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thanks Kathryn!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Rantes
7 mins

agree  Ximena Correa
13 mins

agree  Henry Hinds
29 mins

agree  Victoria Burns:
36 mins

agree  Lydia De Jorge
36 mins

agree  Daniel Parra: Male secretaries existed long before female ones. The etymology is from Latin "secretarius", one entrusted with secrets ;-)
1 hr

agree  Katarina Peters
2 hrs
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