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English definition of “cabinet”

cabinet

noun [C]  /ˈkæb·ə·nɪt/ us  

cabinet noun [C] (FURNITURE)

a piece of furniture with shelves or drawers that is used for storing useful things or showing decorative things: a medicine cabinet A filing cabinet is a set of large drawers in which papers can be stored.

cabinet noun [C] (GOVERNMENT)

politics & government a small group of people within a government who give advice to the highest leader, such as the president or prime minister: In the US, the Secretary of Defense is a member of the president’s Cabinet.
(Definition of cabinet from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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