Home Secretary


Home Secretary
noun
the British cabinet minister who is head of the Home Office
Hypernyms: ↑cabinet minister
Member Holonyms: ↑British Cabinet

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ˌHome ˈSecretary [Home Secretary] noun
the British government minister in charge of the Home Office

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