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the Foreign Office

noun uk   us  
in the UK, the department of the government that deals with relations with other countries
Translations of “the Foreign Office”
in Chinese (Traditional) (英國)外交和聯邦事務部,外交部…
in Chinese (Simplified) (英国)外交和联邦事务部,外交部…
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