QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!
Origin of cabinet
OTHER WORDS FROM cabinetsu·per·cab·i·net, noun
Words nearby cabinet
Example sentences from the Web for cabinet
Whether you need a heavy duty waterproof and fireproof lockable filing storage cabinet, or a simple case for carrying documents to your job, we’ve assembled the best filing cabinet options for your varying needs.
The majority of Kenyans who get coronavirus—around 80%, according to health cabinet secretary Mutahi Kagwe—seem to be asymptomatic.Scientists are trying to explain why so few Kenyans are dying of coronavirus|Olivia Goldhill|September 9, 2020|Quartz
In Japan’s political system, chief cabinet secretary is a position that combines formidable powers.How the son of strawberry pickers became Japan’s most likely choice for next prime minister|claychandler|September 3, 2020|Fortune
My cabinet full of knock off S’well bottles from various networking events would tell you that I don’t need any more water bottles.
It was trending because of a baseless conspiracy theory that listings for suspiciously high-priced cabinets were named after missing children.Evangelicals are looking for answers online. They’re finding QAnon instead.|Abby Ohlheiser|August 26, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Conestoga Wood Specialties Corporation A Pennsylvania-based wood cabinet and specialty products manufacturer.
A third cabinet member used public funds to pay in an S & M bar.
Other cabinet minister scandals have been reported in the media, and investigations may take place.
But perhaps the most spectacular lot in the sale is a silver jug, a birthday present to Churchill from his War Cabinet in 1942.Churchill’s Secret Treasures for Sale: A British PM’s Life on the Auction Block|Tom Teodorczuk|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Cabinet ministers of the day gather to review the names and the allegations.The Castration of Alan Turing, Britain’s Code-Breaking WWII Hero|Clive Irving|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His enemies in the cabinet were quick to perceive when their devices had taken effect on the King and Queen.
All that was necessary was a slight knowledge of a Cabinet Minister, and a smattering of schooling.
Meanwhile the cabal against the ruined Ripperda raged with redoubled fury in the Spanish cabinet.
A certain cabinet minister being asked why he did not promote merit?
The prime-minister, the chancellor of the exchequer, two other members of the cabinet, and an ambassador were his companions.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
British Dictionary definitions for cabinet
- a piece of furniture containing shelves, cupboards, or drawers for storage or display
- (as modifier)cabinet teak
- (often capital) the executive and policy-making body of a country, consisting of all government ministers or just the senior ministers
- (sometimes capital) an advisory council to a president, sovereign, governor, etc
- (as modifier)a cabinet reshuffle; a cabinet minister
- a standard size of paper, 6 × 4 inches (15 × 10 cm) or 6 1/2 × 4 1/4 inches (16.5 × 10.5 cm), for mounted photographs
- (as modifier)a cabinet photograph
Word Origin for cabinet
Cultural definitions for cabinet (1 of 2)
A group of presidential advisers, composed of the heads of the fourteen government departments (the secretaries of the Department of Agriculture, Department of Commerce, Department of Defense, Department of Education, Department of Energy, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Department of the Interior, Department of Labor, Department of State, Department of Transportation, Department of the Treasury, Department of Veterans Affairs, and the attorney general (head of the Department of Justice) — all of whom are appointed by the president and confirmed by the Senate) and a few other select government officials. Theoretically, the cabinet is charged with debating major policy issues and recommending action by the executive branch; the actual influence of the cabinet, however, is limited by competition from other advisory staffs.
Cultural definitions for cabinet (2 of 2)
A select group of officials who advise the head of government. In nations governed by parliaments, such as Britain, the members of the cabinet typically have seats in parliament. (Compare cabinet under “American Politics.”)