su·​per·​cab·​i·​net ˌsü-pər-ˈkab-nit How to pronounce supercabinet (audio)
plural supercabinets
: a political cabinet with power over another subordinate cabinet
Option one was to create a supercabinet composed of five or six Cabinet officers to oversee the programs developed by the entire Cabinet.Shirley Anne Warshaw
Prince Konoye was persuaded that the best way to operate in crisis was to establish a supercabinet of five ministers: himself, the war minister, the navy minister, the foreign minister and the minister of finance.Edwin P. Hoyt

Word History

First Known Use

1874, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of supercabinet was in 1874

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“Supercabinet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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