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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

On October 18, 1941, I suddenly received a mandate from His Majesty to form a new cabinet. This was completely unexpected, and when I was summoned to the Imperial Palace I thought I would be questioned on the army's point of view.
Hideki Tojo

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

I believe the equal rights amendment is a necessity of life for all citizens. The cabinet sometimes felt that I shouldn't be so outspoken.
Betty Ford

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

I understand that computers, which I once believed to be but a hermaphrodite typewriter-cum-filing cabinet, offer the cyber literate increased ability to communicate. I do not think this is altogether a bad thing, however it may appear on the surface.
David Mamet
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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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