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Definition of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

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[singular + singular or plural verb] (abbreviation FCO) International relations
 
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the British government department that deals with relations with other countries. It used to be called the Foreign Office and it is still often referred to as this. See related entries: International relations