Definition of Home Secretary in English:

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Home Secretary

Pronunciation: /ˈˌhōm ˈsekrəˌterē/


(In the UK) the Secretary of State in charge of the Home Office.
Example sentences
  • He is close to the Foreign Secretary and former Home Secretary, Jack Straw.
  • The decision of the Home Secretary was based on the fact that some crimes are so heinous as to justify life imprisonment.
  • But what is the reaction of our Home Secretary to these tricky questions about free speech?

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Syllabification: Home Sec·re·tar·y

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