cabinet

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /'kæbɪnɪt/

Noun[change]

Singular
cabinet

Plural
cabinets

Display cabinets
Filing cabinets
  1. (countable) A country's cabinet is the main group of politicians who work closely with the leader of the government.
    Nearly all the cabinet ministers in Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's coalition government are immigrants or the sons of immigrants.
    He was senior businessman before he joined President Clinton's Cabinet as Treasury secretary.
  2. (countable) A cabinet is a piece of furniture used to keep things in.
    He walked over to the filing cabinet, took out the file and put it on his desk.

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