Downing Street

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Downing Street

A thoroughfare of Westminster in London, England, off Whitehall. No. 10 Downing Street is the official residence of the first lord of the Treasury, who is usually but not necessarily the prime minister of Great Britain. Nearly all prime ministers have lived at No. 10 since the time of Robert Walpole in the early 1700s.

Downing Street

(ˈdaʊnɪŋ)
n
1. (Placename) a street in W central London, in Westminster: official residences of the British prime minister and the chancellor of the exchequer
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) informal the prime minister or the British Government
[named after Sir George Downing (1623–84), English statesman]

Down′ing Street`

(ˈdaʊ nɪŋ)
n.
1. a street in W central London, England: government offices and residence of the prime minister.
2. the British prime minister and cabinet.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Downing Street - a street of Westminster in LondonDowning Street - a street of Westminster in London; "the Prime Minister lives at No. 10 Downing Street"
City of Westminster, Westminster - a borough of Greater London on the Thames; contains Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey
2.Downing Street - the British government
authorities, government, regime - the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit; "the government reduced taxes"; "the matter was referred to higher authorities"
Translations

Downing Street

[ˈdaʊnɪŋˌstriːt] NDowning Street (calle de Londres en que están las residencias oficiales del ministro de Hacienda y del primer ministro británicos)
DOWNING STREET
Downing Street es la calle de Londres, cerrada al público, donde se encuentran las residencias oficiales del Primer Ministro (Prime Minister) y del Ministro de Economía y Hacienda (Chancellor of the Exchequer), normalmente en los Nº 10 y 11 respectivamente. Los términos Downing Street, Number Ten, o Ten Downing Street se usan a menudo en los medios de comunicación para referirse al Primer Ministro o al Gobierno.

Downing Street

[ˈdaʊnɪŋstriːt] n (British)
(= residence) 10 Downing Street résidence du Premier ministre britannique
(the British prime minister)le Premier ministre m britanniquedown-in-the-mouth [ˌdaʊnənɪnðəˈmaʊθ] adj (= glum) [person] → abattu(e)

Downing Street

ndie Downing Street; (= the government)die britische Regierung