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Definition of Cabinet

Cabinet

  1. A hut; a cottage; a small house.
  2. A small room, or retired apartment; a closet.
  3. A private room in which consultations are held.
  4. The advisory council of the chief executive officer of a nation; a cabinet council.
  5. A set of drawers or a cupboard intended to contain articles of value. Hence:
  6. A decorative piece of furniture, whether open like an etagere or closed with doors. See Etagere.
  7. Any building or room set apart for the safe keeping and exhibition of works of art, etc.; also, the collection itself.
  8. Suitable for a cabinet; small.
  9. To inclose

Cabinet Quotations

If I had to resign every time the Cabinet disagrees with me, I could not last as a Defense Minister one week.
Moshe Dayan

The Secretary of Hygiene or Physical Culture will be far more important in the cabinet of the President of the United States who holds office in the year 2035 than the Secretary of War.
Nikola Tesla

I am accordingly ready; I have pressed as many Cabinet papers into trunks as to fill one carriage; our private property must be sacrificed, as it is impossible to procure wagons for its transportation.
Dolley Madison

Now, most dentist's chairs go up and down, don't they? The one I was in went back and forwards. I thought 'This is unusual'. And the dentist said to me 'Mr Vine, get out of the filing cabinet.
Tim Vine

Well, you know, Thomas Jefferson, who was the author of the Declaration of Independence said he wouldn't have any atheists in his cabinet because atheists wouldn't swear an oath to God. That was Jefferson and we have never had any Muslims in the cabinet.
Pat Robertson
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Cabinet Translations

cabinet in Afrikaans is kas, kabinet
cabinet in Danish is skab
cabinet in Finnish is kaappi
cabinet in French is armoire
cabinet in Italian is armadio
cabinet in Spanish is armario, gabinete
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