subcabinet

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

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.

Nearby words

  1. subbasement,
  2. subbass,
  3. subbing,
  4. subbranch,
  5. subbuteo,
  6. subcaliber,
  7. subcalibre,
  8. subcallosal gyrus,
  9. subcapsular cataract,
  10. subcarbide

Origin of subcabinet

First recorded in 1950–55; sub- + cabinet

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