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uk   us   /ˈkæb.ɪ.nət/

cabinet noun (GOVERNMENT)

[C usually singular, + sing/pl verb] (usually Cabinet) a small group of the most important people in government, who advise the President or Prime Minister and make important decisions: The Cabinet meet/meets every Thursday. The President is completing the selection of his new Cabinet. a cabinet postUK a cabinet reshuffle (= changes in the Cabinet).UK a cabinet minister
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cabinet noun (FURNITURE)

A2 [C] a piece of furniture with shelves, cupboards, or drawers, used for storing or showing things: Valuable pieces of china were on display in a glass-fronted cabinet. a bathroom/filing cabinet
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