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cabinet minister

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noun
  1. a member of a governmental cabinet, as in Great Britain.
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Origin of cabinet minister

First recorded in 1800–10
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Historical Examples

  • The reply of the Mexican cabinet-minister is pitiful to read.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 81, July, 1864

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  • No, we shall never see another governor-general in the family, nor yet a cabinet-minister.

  • Or did the fact that he was recently a cabinet-minister induce him to hide behind a mask?

  • It is worth while, I should think, to make a journey to Paris to receive the appointment of cabinet-minister.