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ˈdaʊ nɪŋdown·ing street

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Downing Streetnoun

    a street of Westminster in London

    "the Prime Minister lives at No. 10 Downing Street"

  2. Downing Streetnoun

    the British government

Wiktionary

  1. Downing Streetnoun

    a street leading off Whitehall in Westminster, London containing the residences of the Prime Minister and the Chancellor of the Exchequer

    Etymology: Named for its founder, Sir George Downing.

  2. Downing Streetnoun

    the British government

    Etymology: Named for its founder, Sir George Downing.

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  1. Downing Street

    Downing Street in London, England has for over two hundred years housed the official residences of two of the most senior British Cabinet ministers: the First Lord of the Treasury, an office now synonymous with that of Prime Minister of the United Kingdom; and the Second Lord of the Treasury, an office held by the Chancellor of the Exchequer. The Prime Minister's official residence is 10 Downing Street; the Chancellor's official residence is next door at Number 11. The Government's Chief Whip has an official residence at Number 12, though the current Chief Whip's residence is at Number 9. Downing Street is located in Whitehall in central London, a few minutes' walk from the Houses of Parliament and a little farther from Buckingham Palace. The street was built in the 1680s by Sir George Downing on the site of a mansion called Hampden House. The houses on the west side of the street were demolished in the nineteenth century to make way for government offices, now occupied by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Downing Street

    From the mansion of Sir George Downing, M.P., of the Restoration period.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of downing street in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of downing street in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of downing street in a Sentence

  1. Adam Oliver:

    We walked from Westminster, past Downing Street, through Soho chanting' Free Britney,' and everyone was supportive.

  2. Labour Party leader Keir Starmer:

    His defense … that he did n’t realize he was at a party is so ridiculous that it’s actually offensive to the British public, he’s finally been forced to admit what everyone knew, that when the whole country was locked down he was hosting boozing parties in Downing Street. Is he now going to do the decent thing and resign ?

  3. Tim Bale:

    There was a real feeling among Veteran MPs that Veteran MPs no longer mattered, the decisions were being made by a small group of people in Downing Street and Veteran MPs were simply expected to shut up, fall in line and defend the government no matter what.

  4. President Trump:

    Mr Johnson MOVED TO HOSPITALS INTENSIVE-CARE UNIT AFTER CORONAVIRUS SYMPTOMS WORSEN, SPOKESMAN SAYS Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson talks during a Coronavirus press conference, in Downing Street, London, Friday March 20, 2020. Mr Johnson remains in intensive care where Mr Johnson has been given oxygen due to the coronavirus, but Mr Johnson is not on a ventilator, senior cabinet minister Michael Gove said on Tuesday, according to the BBC. ( Julian Simmonds/Pool Photo via AP) CORONAVIRUS : WHO IS Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab ? Gove himself later announced he would be going into self-isolation after a family member showed symptoms. The government previously said the decision was a precaution and that the prime minister had been in good spirits earlier in the day.Johnson askedForeign SecretaryDominic Raabto deputize for him, the spokesman said. Over the course of this afternoon, the condition of the prime minister has worsened and, on the advice of his medical team, he has been moved to the intensive care unit at St Thomas Hospital on Sunday, the spokesman previously said. The PM is receiving excellent care, and thanks all [ National Health Service ] staff for their hard work and dedication. Mr Johnson quarantined in Mr Johnson home since being diagnosed with COVID-19 on March 26. TRUMP SADDENED OVER BORIS JOHNSONS CORONAVIRUS CONDITION, OFFERS HELP OF BRILLIANT COMPANIES The U.K. has no official post of deputy prime minister, but Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has been designated to take over should Mr Johnson become incapacitated. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab told a news conference that the prime minister was still running the government, although he added that hehadnt spoken to the prime minister directly since Saturday, according to Reuters. Meanwhile, President Trump gave President Trump best wishes to the prime minister during a White House coronavirus briefing on Monday. CLICK HERE FOR MORE CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE We are very saddened to hear that President Trump was taken into intensive care this afternoon.Americans are all praying for President Trump recovery. President Trump has been President Trump. Hes been really something very special.

  5. Ehsan Sehgal:

    My question is to the World and States and Nations that, would you recognize, accept, and allow on the ground of freedom and human rights; If I set up a fake The United Nations If I organize a bogus The White House If I fabricate a fictitious 10 Downing Street If I establish a counterfeit, The Moscow Kremlin If I institute a false The European Union If I build up an illegitimate the Roman Catholic Church If I create such other phony institutions for deceiving and fooling all the genuine ones? Sure, your answer will be as it is impossible, such an answer carries authentic logic, but why then mostly entire Europe, the United States, and Canada stay silent on the matter of a fake Mirza Ghulam Ahmadi Qadiyani as Jesus and his followers who claim themselves as real Muslims and they build Mosques to falsify and deceive the real Muslims. Factually, they are neither Muslim nor Christian nor a sect of these two recognized religions; they are just a false religious gang for their evil practices and motives. The States and Nations of the world should ban that religious termite, and stop them from misuse of true Islam, and creating Mosques to fool the Muslims. The world should take action and decide regardless of the political privileges and needs for their power before the fake Jesus ride on the minds of the Christians since he is neither real Jesus of Christians nor Muslims

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