Downing Street Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"Downing Street" in British English

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Downing Streetnoun

uk   us   /ˈdaʊ.nɪŋ.striːt/
the ​road in ​central London where the ​officialhome of the UK ​primeminister is: The ​primeministerlives at 10 Downing Street. [U, + sing/pl verb] the British ​government or the British ​primeminister: The ​announcement took Washington and Paris by ​surprise, but Downing Street had been ​expecting it.
(Definition of Downing Street from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 英国政府, 英国首相…
in Chinese (Traditional) 英國政府, 英國首相…
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