Whitehall Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “Whitehall” in the English Dictionary

"Whitehall" in British English

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Whitehallnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈwaɪt.hɔːl/
the British civilservice (= ​officialsemployed to ​perform the ​work of the British ​government)
(Definition of Whitehall from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Whitehall" in Business English

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Whitehallnoun [S]

uk   us   /ˈwaɪthɔːl/ GOVERNMENT
the ​group of ​employees and ​departments of the British ​government that are not ​part of its military and whose ​mainoffices are in London: Whitehall ​admits that it was ​slow to ​recognise the ​speed with which the ​crisis would ​escalate. The ​cost of ​running Whitehall will set ​taxpayers back £700m more than expected this ​year.
(Definition of Whitehall from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “Whitehall”
in Chinese (Simplified) 白厅, 英国政府…
in Chinese (Traditional) 白廳, 英國政府…
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