Definition of cabinet minister in English:

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cabinet minister

Pronunciation: /ˈkab(ə)nət ˈminəstər/


(In the UK, Canada, and other Commonwealth countries) a member of a parliamentary cabinet.
Example sentences
  • As the system now works, most Canadians elect a backbench member of Parliament, not a cabinet minister.
  • The first step is a prime minister or a cabinet minister who tells the truth and can be believed.
  • It was headed by the secretary of state for foreign affairs, a senior cabinet minister, assisted by two under-secretaries.

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Syllabification: cab·i·net min·is·ter

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