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foreign office

noun
1.
the department of a government that handles foreign affairs.
Origin of foreign office
1855-1860
First recorded in 1855-60
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foreign office

noun
1.
the ministry of a country or state that is concerned with dealings with other states US equivalent State Department Canadian equivalent department of external affairs
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