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minister

noun [C] (POLITICIAN)   /ˈmɪn·ə·stər/
(in many countries ) a high government official who is in charge of or has an important position in a particular department : the foreign minister ministerial    /ˌmɪn·əˈstɪr·i·əl/ adjective [not gradable] Social justice has concerned him since his first ministerial assignment .
(Definition of minister noun (POLITICIAN) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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