cabinet government

cabinet government
noun
: a government in which the real executive power rests with a cabinet of ministers who are individually and collectively responsible to the legislature

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cabinet government or Cabinet government,
1. control of the government of a country, for example in Great Britain, by a group of important minters of the Cabinet selected by the prime minister who are members of Parliament.
2. government by this or a similar system.

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