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SHADOW CABINET

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does shadow cabinet mean? 

SHADOW CABINET (noun)
  The noun SHADOW CABINET has 1 sense:

1. a group of senior members of the political party that is out of power; these members would probably assume corresponding positions as ministers in the British Cabinet if their party was elected

  Familiarity information: SHADOW CABINET used as a noun is very rare.


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SHADOW CABINET (noun)


Sense 1shadow cabinet [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A group of senior members of the political party that is out of power; these members would probably assume corresponding positions as ministers in the British Cabinet if their party was elected

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

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

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

Domain region:

Britain; GB; Great Britain; U.K.; UK; United Kingdom; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland)


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