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cabinet

noun
cab·​i·​net | \ ˈkab-nit How to pronounce cabinet (audio) , ˈka-bə- \

Definition of cabinet

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1a : a case or cupboard usually having doors and shelves a kitchen cabinet a medicine cabinet
b : a collection of specimens especially of biological or numismatic interest a butterfly display cabinet
d : a chamber having temperature and humidity controls and used especially for incubating biological samples
2a archaic : a small room providing seclusion
b : a small exhibition room in a museum
3a archaic
(1) : the private room serving as council chamber of the chief councillors or ministers of a sovereign
(2) : the consultations and actions of these councillors
b(1) often capitalized : a body of advisers of a head of state the president's cabinet
(2) : a similar advisory council of a governor of a state or a mayor
c British : a meeting of a cabinet
4 New England : milkshake

cabinet

adjective

Definition of cabinet (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : of or relating to a governmental cabinet (see cabinet entry 1 sense 3b) held a cabinet meeting
2 : suitable by reason of size for a small room or by reason of attractiveness or perfection for preservation and display in a cabinet porcelain cabinet plates
3a : used or adapted for cabinetmaking
b : done or used by a cabinetmaker

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Examples of cabinet in a Sentence

Noun a member of the President's Cabinet the most precious knickknacks were kept in a cabinet with glass doors
Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Step #1: Raid your liquor cabinet wisely (or head to your local bottle shop). Lauren Phillips, Southern Living, "How to Spike Store-Bought Eggnog," 29 June 2020 The protests by Anthem and Passport are under review by the finance cabinet which doesn't have a deadline for a decision. Deborah Yetter, The Courier-Journal, "Passport, Anthem protest loss of Medicaid contracts, claiming awards biased and unfair," 27 June 2020 The front desk clerk did not corroborate the victim’s account, saying the woman had run inside and told her to call police, then went behind the desk and hid a bag of chips containing a small amount of marijuana in a cabinet. Thomas Jewell, cleveland, "Armed robbery victim’s story keeps changing: Orange Police Blotter," 26 June 2020 An even more full-throated merger of BlackRock and state could be on the horizon as CEO Larry Fink cozies up to Joe Biden’s presidential campaign, likely angling for a top cabinet post. Kate Aronoff, The New Republic, "Is BlackRock the New Vampire Squid?," 26 June 2020 The shadow cabinet is used to refer to the senior group of opposition MPs who take on policy areas that correspond to the government’s cabinet. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s cabinet is preparing to start discussions July 1 on annexation of the West Bank, territory that Israel captured in a 1967 war and that Palestinians seek for a state. The nighttime curfew will end on June 27, the cabinet said Tuesday. Mirette Magdy, Bloomberg.com, "Egypt to Lift Curfew, Reopen Cafes as Virus Restrictions Ease," 23 June 2020 These small tasks can be as simple as sorting mail, organizing your sock drawer, cleaning out your medicine cabinet, or conquering that dirty sink. Christie Galeano-demott, Better Homes & Gardens, "6 Small Steps You Can Take Today to Get Organized for Good," 18 June 2020

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First Known Use of cabinet

Noun

circa 1550, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Adjective

1631, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for cabinet

Noun and Adjective

Middle French, small room, diminutive of Middle French dialect (Picard) cabine gambling house

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The first known use of cabinet was circa 1550

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“Cabinet.” waleadership.com Dictionary2020欧洲杯滚球, Merriam-Webster, https://waleadership.com/dictionary/cabinet. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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cabinet

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English Language Learners Definition of cabinet

: a piece of furniture that is used for storing things and usually has doors and shelves
: a group of people who give advice to the leader of a government

cabinet

noun
cab·​i·​net | \ ˈka-bə-nət How to pronounce cabinet (audio) , ˈkab-nət \

Kids Definition of cabinet

1 : a case or cupboard with shelves or drawers for storing or displaying things a medicine cabinet
2 : a group of people who act as advisers (as to the head of a country) a member of the President's cabinet

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