supercabinet

noun
su·​per·​cab·​i·​net | \ ˌsü-pər-ˈkab-nit How to pronounce supercabinet (audio) , -ˈka-bə- \
plural supercabinets

Definition of supercabinet

: 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

First Known Use of supercabinet

1874, in the meaning defined above

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“Supercabinet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supercabinet. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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