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Whitehall

noun [S]
 
 
/ˈwaɪthɔːl/ 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.
Translations of “Whitehall”
in Chinese (Traditional) 白廳, 英國政府…
in Chinese (Simplified) 白厅, 英国政府…
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