foreign secretary

noun Chiefly British.

1650–60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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World English Dictionary
foreign minister or foreign secretary
(often capitals) US equivalent: secretary of state a cabinet minister who is responsible for a country's dealings with other countries
foreign secretary or foreign secretary
foreign ministry or foreign secretary

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Example sentences
But it does add to the sense that the former foreign secretary has had enough of frontline politics, and is on his way out of it.
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