cabinet


Definition: Meaning of, cabinet in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈkabɪnɪt /

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cabinet cabinets
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  1. also Cabinet [also + plural verb] British English the politicians with important positions in a government who meet to make decisions or advise the leader of the government
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  2. a piece of furniture with doors and shelves or drawers, used for storing or showing things [=  cupboard]
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cabinet used in phrases

  • British Cabinet (noun)
    1. the senior ministers of the British government
  • Cabinet reshuffle
    1. a change in the members of the British Cabinet, decided by the Prime Minister, in which some members are given different jobs, some members lose their jobs, and new members are brought in
  • US Cabinet (noun)
    1. a board to advise the President; members are the secretaries of executive departments; the United States constitution does not provide for the cabinet
  • United States Cabinet (noun)
    1. a board to advise the President; members are the secretaries of executive departments; the United States constitution does not provide for the cabinet
  • cabinet minister (noun)
    1. a person who is a member of the cabinet
    2. the job of a senior minister who is a member of the cabinet
  • cabinet wood (noun)
    1. moderately dense wood used for cabinetwork
  • cabinet-maker (noun)
    1. someone whose job is to make good quality wooden furniture
  • china cabinet (noun)
    1. usually with glass doors a cabinet for storing and displaying china
  • file cabinet (noun)
    1. a piece of office furniture with drawers for storing letters, reports etc [=  filing cabinet British English]
  • filing cabinet (noun)
    1. a piece of office furniture with drawers for storing letters, reports etc [=  file cabinet American English]
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