cabinet
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cabinet(
kah
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bih
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niht
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (furniture)
a. el armario
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My kitchen is very old, so I'm going to buy new cabinets.Mi cocina es muy vieja, así que voy a comprar armarios nuevos.
b. la vitrina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(with glass)
You can install lights to illuminate whatever you keep inside the cabinet.Puedes poner luces para iluminar lo que guardes dentro de la vitrina.
c. el gabinete
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Nicaragua
(Nicaragua)
They stored the old toys in a big cabinet.Guardaban los juguetes viejos en un gran gabinete.
2. (politics)
a. el gabinete
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The cabinet met with the president to discuss a variety of issues.El gabinete se reunió con el presidente para hablar de diversos temas.
b. el consejo de ministros
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The Japanese Cabinet held an emergency meeting today.Hoy el consejo de ministros japonés celebró una reunión de urgencia.
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cabinet
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (piece of furniture)
a. el armario
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (with glass front)
a. la vitrina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (politics)
a. el Consejo de Ministros
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
cabinet meeting(reunión del) Consejo de Ministros
cabinet ministerministro(a) (con cartera)
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cabinet [ˈkæbɪnɪt]
noun
1 (cupboard) armario (m); (for display) vitrina (f); (for medicine) botiquín (m); (Rad) (TV) caja (f);
2 (Pol) (also Cabinet) consejo (m) de ministros; gabinete (m) ministerial
modifier
cabinet crisis (n) crisis (f) del gobierno
cabinet meeting (n) consejo (m) de ministros
Cabinet Minister (n) ministroaministra (m) (f) (del Gabinete);a ministra
El Consejo de Ministros británico (Cabinet) se compone de unos veinte ministros, escogidos por el Primer Ministro (Prime Minister). Su función es la de planificar la legislación importante y defender la política del Gobierno en los debates.
En Estados Unidos el Cabinet tiene meramente carácter consultivo, su función es aconsejar al Presidente. Sus miembros, escogidos por él y nombrados con el consentimiento del Senado (Senate), son jefes de departamentos ejecutivos o altos cargos del gobierno, pero no pueden ser miembros del Congreso (Congress). Existe otro grupo de asesores del Presidente, que actúan a un nivel menos oficial, que se conoce como kitchen cabinet.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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