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CABINET MINISTER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does cabinet minister mean? 

CABINET MINISTER (noun)
  The noun CABINET MINISTER has 2 senses:

1. a person who is a member of the cabinet
2. the job of a senior minister who is a member of the cabinet

  Familiarity information: CABINET MINISTER used as a noun is rare.


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CABINET MINISTER (noun)


Sense 1cabinet minister [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A person who is a member of the cabinet

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("cabinet minister" is a kind of...):

government minister; minister (a person appointed to a high office in the government)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "cabinet minister"):

Chancellor of the Exchequer (the British cabinet minister responsible for finance)

Chief Secretary (a member of the British Cabinet)

Home Secretary; Secretary of State for the Home Department (the British cabinet minister who is head of the Home Office)

Lord Chancellor; Lord High Chancellor (the highest officer of the Crown who is head of the judiciary and who presides in the House of Lords)

Lord Privy Seal (the senior cabinet minister in the British Cabinet who has no official duties)

First Lord of the Treasury; Treasury (the British cabinet minister responsible for economic strategy)


Sense 2cabinet minister [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The job of a senior minister who is a member of the cabinet

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("cabinet minister" is a kind of...):

minister (the job of a head of a government department)

Holonyms ("cabinet minister" is a member of...):

cabinet (persons appointed by a head of state to head executive departments of government and act as official advisers)


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