Meaning of “Foreign Secretary” in the English Dictionary

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"Foreign Secretary" in British English

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Foreign Secretarynoun [ C ]

uk /ˌfɒr.ən ˈsek.rə.tər.i/ us /ˌfɔːr.ən ˈsek.rə.ter.i/

Examples from literature

  • I can imagine nothing more terrible than that the Foreign Secretary should have a feeling that perhaps he has brought his country into an unnecessary war. 
  • I wish I had some influence with the Foreign Secretary, said I, not telling him that the man actually dislikes me, and looks at me as if I were a toad. 
  • The Foreign Secretary read it over with deliberation. 
  • There I saw the Foreign Secretary, who, after taking time to think things over, gave me a memorandum he had drawn up. 
  • We also received this morning from the German Ambassador here the telegram sent to him by the German Foreign Secretary, and communicated by the Ambassador to us. 

(Definition of “Foreign Secretary” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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