Definition of the Home Office noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


the Home Office

BrE BrE//ðə ˈhəʊm ɒfɪs//
; NAmE NAmE//ðə ˈhoʊm ɔːfɪs//
, NAmE//ðə ˈhoʊm ɑːfɪs//
[singular + singular or plural verb]
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the British government department that deals with the law, the police and prisons, and with decisions about who can enter the country