Definition of kitchen cabinet in English:

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kitchen cabinet

Pronunciation: /ˈkiCHən/ Pronunciation: /ˈkiCHin ˈkab(ə)nət/


A group of unofficial advisers to the holder of an elected office who are considered to be unduly influential.
Example sentences
  • This means the executive committee will be bypassed and more powers invested in his kitchen cabinet of advisers.
  • Throughout the turnaround period, the executives in the kitchen cabinet had essentially trained everyone else within the company to defer to them.
  • Later on, the kitchen cabinet was given formal status when Franklin Roosevelt created the Executive Office of the President.

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Syllabification: kitch·en cab·i·net

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