Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of red box in English:
A box, typically covered with red leather, used by a Minister of State to hold official documents.
- They may soon have an extra piece of paper to sign, in addition to those found in their Ministerial red boxes.
- ‘He cracked open the ministerial red box,’ an aide said.
- However he wasn't holding his Ministerial red box and was wearing a hat, which made him look like an ordinary member of the public.
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