cabinet

noun
1 (usually the Cabinet) in government
ADJECTIVE
full (BrE)

There was a meeting of the full Cabinet this afternoon.

inner (esp. BrE)

The inner Cabinet is to meet again today.

shadow (= the most important members of the opposition party) (BrE)
war
VERB + CABINET
appoint, choose, form, select
reshuffle

The Prime Minister reshuffled (= changed) his Cabinet yesterday.

enter (esp. BrE), join
leave (esp. BrE), quit
consult (esp. BrE)
persuade, urge (both esp. BrE)
CABINET + VERB
meet
discuss sth
CABINET + NOUN
appointee (AmE), member, minister (BrE), secretary
appointment (AmE)
meeting
reshuffle

The affair led to a mid-term Cabinet reshuffle.

2 cupboard
ADJECTIVE
glass
maple, oak, wooden, etc. (all esp. AmE)
bathroom, bedside, kitchen
medicine
china, curio (AmE), display, trophy

a glass china cabinet

cocktail, drinks (BrE), liquor (AmE)
chill, chiller (both BrE)
file (AmE), filing (esp. BrE)
storage
locked
CABINET + NOUN
door, drawer
PREPOSITION
in a/the cabinet

Past reports are kept in the filing/file cabinet in my office.


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  • cabinet — [ kabinɛ ] n. m. • 1491 « petite chambre »; du picard cabine I ♦ 1 ♦ Rare en emploi libre Petite pièce située à l écart. ⇒ 2. réduit. Cabinet de débarras. ⇒ cagibi. CABINET NOIR, sans fenêtre. Menacer un enfant de l enfermer au cabinet noir.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • cabinet — CABINÉT, cabinete, s.n. I. 1. Încăpere dintr o locuinţă sau dintr o instituţie, folosită pentru exercitarea unei profesiuni. ♦ Biroul unei persoane cu muncă de răspundere. Cabinetul ministrului ♢ Şef (sau director) de cabinet = funcţionar… …   Dicționar Român

  • cabinet — CABINET. s. m. Lieu de retraite pour travailler, ou converser en particulier, ou pour y serrer des papiers, des livres, ou quelque autre chose, selon la profession ou l humeur de la personne qui y habite. Grand cabinet. petit cabinet. cabinet à… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Cabinet — Cab i*net (k[a^]b [i^]*n[e^]t), n. [F., dim. of cabine or cabane. See {Cabin}, n.] 1. A hut; a cottage; a small house. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Hearken a while from thy green cabinet, The rural song of careful Colinet. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cabinet — index bench, board, chamber (body), commission (agency), committee Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • cabinet — cab‧i‧net [ˈkæbnt] noun [countable] the group of politicians, including the leader of the government, who hold important positions in the government and meet regularly to discuss important issues: • a law approved by the prime minister and his… …   Financial and business terms

  • cabinet — Cabinet, alij malunt, Gabinet, Cistula, Conclaue, Pinacotheca. Le cabinet du Roy, Cimeliarchium. B. Qui a la clef du cabinet, Cimeliarcha. Somme contente ou Cabinet du Roy, Confiscata summa. B. ex Sueton. Le cabinet d une femme, toutes les sortes …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • cabinet — [kab′ə nit] n. [Fr, prob. < It gabbinetto, dim. of gabbia < L cavea, CAGE] 1. a case or cupboard with drawers or shelves for holding or storing things [a china cabinet, a medicine cabinet] 2. a) a boxlike container, usually decorated, that… …   English World dictionary

  • Cabinet — Cabinet …   Википедия

  • Cabinet — Cabinet, 1) ein kleineres Behältniß neben einem größern Zimmer, dient als Spielgemach, Toilette, Buffet, Garderobe etc. 2) In Palästen, Wohn oder Arbeitszimmer, letzteres namentlich für regierende Fürsten, zugleich Versammlungsort der höchsten… …   Damen Conversations Lexikon

  • Cabinet — Cab i*net, a. Suitable for a cabinet; small. [1913 Webster] He [Varnhagen von Ense] is a walking cabinet edition of Goethe. For. Quar. Rev. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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