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foreign minister

n.
A cabinet minister in charge of a nation's foreign affairs.

foreign minister

or

foreign secretary

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (often capitals) a cabinet minister who is responsible for a country's dealings with other countries. US equivalent: secretary of state
foreign ministry n

for′eign min′ister


n.
(in countries other than the U.S.) a cabinet minister who conducts and supervises foreign and diplomatic relations with other states. Also called, esp. Brit., foreign secretary.
[1700–10]
for′eign min′istry, n.
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Noun1.foreign minister - a government minister for foreign relationsforeign minister - a government minister for foreign relations
government minister, minister - a person appointed to a high office in the government; "Minister of Finance"
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