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Whitehallnoun [U]

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

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Whitehallnoun [S]

uk   /ˈwaɪthɔːl/ us   GOVERNMENT
the group of employees and departments of the British government that are not part of its military and whose main offices 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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