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English definition of “Downing Street”

Downing Street

noun     /ˈdaʊ.nɪŋ.striːt/
the road in central London where the official home of the UK prime minister is: The prime minister lives at 10 Downing Street.Government departments and organizations [U, + sing/pl verb] the British government or the British prime minister: The announcement took Washington and Paris by surprise, but Downing Street had been expecting it.Ruling and governingLeaders of national and regional governments
(Definition of Downing Street noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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