- Foreign Secretary ► NOUN ▪ (in the UK) the government minister who heads the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
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Foreign Secretary — noun count the British government official who is responsible for Britain s relationships with foreign countries. The U.S. title for a similar job is Secretary of State … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
foreign secretary — Chiefly Brit. See foreign minister. [1650 60] * * * noun, pl ⋯ taries [count] Brit : the official in Great Britain and other countries who is in charge of how the country relates to and deals with foreign countries * * * the ˌForeign ˈSecretary… … Useful english dictionary
Foreign Secretary — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms Foreign Secretary : singular Foreign Secretary plural Foreign Secretaries the British government minister who is responsible for Britain s relationships with foreign countries. The US title for a similar job is … English dictionary
Foreign Secretary — Secrétaire d État aux Affaires étrangères En France, sous l Ancien Régime, le secrétaire d État des Affaires étrangères est le conseiller du roi au sujet des relations extérieures entre la France et les autres États et le responsable du… … Wikipédia en Français
Foreign Secretary — Foreign Sec|re|ta|ry the British politician who is in charge of the ↑Foreign Office and the UK s political relationship with other countries. In the US there is a similar politician called the ↑Secretary of State … Dictionary of contemporary English
foreign secretary — Chiefly Brit. See foreign minister. [1650 60] * * * … Universalium
foreign secretary — governmental minister of foreign affairs … English contemporary dictionary
Foreign Secretary — noun (in the UK) the government minister who heads the Foreign and Commonwealth Office … English new terms dictionary
ˌForeign ˈSecretary — noun [C] the British government minister who is responsible for Britain s relationships with foreign countries … Dictionary for writing and speaking English
foreign secretary — for′eign sec′retary n. chiefly brit. gov foreign minister • Etymology: 1650–60 … From formal English to slang