Home Secretary

.Home 'Secretary
n
the British Government minister who is in charge of the Home Office

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Home Secretary — ► NOUN ▪ (in the UK) the Secretary of State in charge of the Home Office …   English terms dictionary

  • Home Secretary — Home Secretaries N COUNT: usu the N in sing The Home Secretary is the member of the British government who is in charge of the Home Office …   English dictionary

  • Home Secretary — noun count in the U.K., the person who is in charge of the HOME OFFICE. The person who has a similar job in the U.S. is called the Attorney General and, in some other countries, the Minister of the Interior …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Home Secretary — Infobox minister office border = parliamentary minister = not prime office = Secretary of State for the Home Department incumbent = Jacqui Smith tookoffice = 28 June 2007 appointed by = Gordon Brown governor = Prime Minister first minister =… …   Wikipedia

  • Home Secretary — noun the British cabinet minister who is head of the Home Office • Syn: ↑Secretary of State for the Home Department • Hypernyms: ↑cabinet minister • Member Holonyms: ↑British Cabinet * * * ˌHome ˈSecretary [Home …   Useful english dictionary

  • Home Secretary — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms Home Secretary : singular Home Secretary plural Home Secretaries in the UK, the person who is in charge of the home office. The person who has a similar job in the US is called the Attorney General and, in some …   English dictionary

  • Home Secretary — Brit. the secretary of state for the Home Office. [1790 1800] * * * …   Universalium

  • Home Secretary — noun (in the UK) the Secretary of State in charge of the Home Office …   English new terms dictionary

  • home secretary — /hoʊm ˈsɛkrətri/ (say hohm sekruhtree) noun British the secretary of state for the Home Office, the government department dealing with law and order, immigration and other domestic affairs …   Australian English dictionary

  • Home Secretary — noun The British cabinet minister, responsible for law and order, who is head of the Home Office …   Wiktionary

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