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Foreign Office, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Officials
Foreign Office, thethe Foreign OfficeˈForeign ˌOffice, the (also the Foreign and Commonwealth Office)  PGOthe British government department that is responsible for dealing with matters concerning other countries
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Foreign Office, theAnd her husband was in the Foreign Office, wasn't he?Our head of bureaux suggested they ring the Foreign Office.Another backbencher was told his place on a Foreign Office organised trip would be withdrawn if he defied the Government.
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