cabinet NOUN 1) a cupboard with drawers or shelves for storing or displaying articles. 2) a wooden box or piece of furniture housing a radio, television, or speaker. 3) (also Cabinet) a committee of senior ministers responsible for controlling government policy.
DERIVATIVES cabinetry noun.
ORIGIN from CABIN(Cf. ↑cabin); sense 3 derives from the obsolete sense «small private room».

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