cabinet noun (GOVERNMENT)
a cabinet post
UK a cabinet minister
- The president has accused two cabinet ministers of working secretly to undermine him.
- She needs to persuade the hard-liners in the cabinet.
- The cabinet will also attend the meeting ex-officio.
- The Minister wished it to be known that he had left the cabinet of his own volition.
- It is rumoured that she wants to get back into the cabinet.