foreign secretary

noun Chiefly British.

Origin:
1650–60

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foreign minister or foreign secretary
 
n
(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
 
n
 
foreign ministry or foreign secretary
 
n

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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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