United States Cabinet

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n United States Cabinet a board to advise the President; members are the secretaries of executive departments; the United States constitution does not provide for the cabinet
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Usage

In literature:

In the United States, for example, Baltimore, it is done by having the cabinet meet and co-operate with the council.
"Elements of Debating" by Leverett S. Lyon
Could you go to the office of a United States senator and possible cabinet minister in broad daylight and that fact not be known?
"54-40 or Fight" by Emerson Hough
To the Cabinet of the United States there should be added a Secretary of Education with powers to control all public education.
"Public Speaking" by Clarence Stratton
But, in believing the views of the British cabinet to be unfriendly to the United States, America was perhaps not entirely mistaken.
"The Life of George Washington, Vol. 5 (of 5)" by John Marshall
In 1881 he was elected United States Senator, declining an offer of a seat in Garfield's Cabinet.
"History of the United States, Volume 5" by E. Benjamin Andrews
The President appoints the members of his cabinet, but said appointments must be approved by the United States Senate.
"Citizenship" by Emma Guy Cromwell
That Meeting, its Resolutions, its Speeches, its Action, were brought up in the cabinet of the United States and discussed.
"The Trial of Theodore Parker" by Theodore Parker
Also the name of the United States' president, the vice-president, and members of the president's cabinet.
"The Child's Book of American Biography" by Mary Stoyell Stimpson
In 1857 he entered President Buchanan's cabinet as attorney-general of the United States.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various
The United States has an officer of this name, who has a seat in the cabinet.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8" by Various
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In news:

A debate has erupted in the State Department over whether the United States should counter a recent decision by the Israeli Cabinet that would require most Jews who leave the Soviet Union to settle in Israel.
People were noticing that the President of the United States, Franklin D Roosevelt, was a very active stamp collector along with some members of his cabinet.
WOLF is the largest supplier of kitchen cabinets in the United States and a leading provider of building products along the East Coast.
Abraham Lincoln, when he was president of the United States, was holding a cabinet meeting and the discussion became unnecessarily skewed.
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