(politics) A member of the executive branch of a government who has been appointed to the cabinet, the group of leading policy makers, advisers, and overseers of governmental departments who report to the prime minister.
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Cabinet-minister Sentence Examples
Secondary instruction is under the control of the universities, and public instruction in general is under the direction of a cabinet minister.
Being of a temperament that expressed itself only in action, and neither a theorist nor a cabinet-minister, he held the views of a statesman without having a following sufficient to realize them.
Constitutional position There should be a Cabinet minister with a consumer affairs portfolio.
I had sat no further from a Cabinet Minister than from a dining companion, and had abused him according to my conscience.