Meaning of CABINET in English

CABINET

transcription, транскрипция: [ kæbɪnɪt ]

( cabinets)

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.

1.

A cabinet is a cupboard used for storing things such as medicine or alcoholic drinks or for displaying decorative things in.

He looked at the display cabinet with its gleaming sets of glasses.

N-COUNT : usu n N

see also filing cabinet

2.

The Cabinet is a group of the most senior ministers in a government, who meet regularly to discuss policies.

The announcement came after a three-hour Cabinet meeting in Downing Street.

...a former Cabinet Minister.

N-COUNT : oft N n

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