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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.
Translations

foreign secretary

n (Brit) → ministro degli Esteri
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William Hague, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom.
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