Meaning of CABINET in English


n. 1 a a cupboard or case with drawers, shelves, etc., for storing or displaying articles. b a piece of furniture housing a radio or television set etc. 2 (Cabinet) the committee of senior ministers responsible for controlling government policy. 3 archaic a small private room. cabinet-maker a skilled joiner. Cabinet Minister Brit. a member of the Cabinet. cabinet photograph one of about 6 by 4 inches. cabinet pudding a steamed pudding with dried fruit.

[ CABIN + -ET(1), infl. by F cabinet ]

Concise Oxford English dictionary.      Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка.