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subcabinet

[ suhb-kab-uh-nit, suhb-kab- ]
/ sʌbˈkæb ə nɪt, ˈsʌbˌkæb- /
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noun

a group of advisers ranking below the cabinet level, chosen by a chief executive usually from members of the various executive departments.

adjective

of or relating to a subcabinet.

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Origin of subcabinet

First recorded in 1950–55; sub- + cabinet
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