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kitchen cabinet

A group of unofficial advisers to the head of a government.

[From the story that President Andrew Jackson met with his unofficial cabinet in the White House kitchen.]
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kitchen cabinet

(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a group of unofficial advisers to a political leader, esp when considered to be more influential than the official cabinet
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kitch′en cab`inet

a group of unofficial advisers on whom a head of government appears to rely heavily.
[1825–35, Amer.]
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Kitchen cabinet

In the early part of the twentieth century, a movable piece of kitchen furniture consisting of a base, a counter, and shelves above the counter. A Flour bin, a Breadboard, and various drawers and shelves for pots, pans, dishes, and various supplies were built in.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: cabinet - an inner circle of unofficial advisors to the head of a government
clique, coterie, ingroup, inner circle, camp, pack - an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose
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