non·​cab·​i·​net | \ ˌnän-ˈkab-nit How to pronounce noncabinet (audio) , -ˈka-bə- \

Definition of noncabinet

: not belonging to a governmental cabinet noncabinet officials

Examples of noncabinet in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Under the new, permanent procedures, the Senate will allow for two hours of debate after cloture votes on nominees to noncabinet executive positions and district courts, down from 30 hours. Andrew Duehren, WSJ, "Senate GOP Invokes ‘Nuclear Option’ to Change Rules by Simple Majority," 3 Apr. 2019

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First Known Use of noncabinet

1841, in the meaning defined above

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“Noncabinet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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