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subcabinet

[suhb-kab-uh-nit, suhb-kab-] /sʌbˈkæb ə nɪt, ˈsʌbˌkæb-/
noun
1.
a group of advisers ranking below the cabinet level, chosen by a chief executive usually from members of the various executive departments.
adjective
2.
of or pertaining to a subcabinet.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; sub- + cabinet
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