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ministry

noun  us   /ˈmɪn·ə·stri/

ministry noun (POLITICIAN)

[C] a government department led by a minister: All the ministries were represented at the meetingjustice, foreign affairs, economic affairs, and the interior.

ministry noun (PRIEST)

[U] the job of being a religious leader: a youth ministry
Translations of “ministry”
in Korean 정부의 부서, 목사의 직무…
in Arabic وِزارة…
in Portuguese ministério…
in Catalan ministeri, servei…
in Japanese (政府の)省, 聖職者の仕事…
in Italian ministero…
in Chinese (Traditional) 政府部門, (政府的)部…
in Russian министерство…
in Turkish bakanlık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 政府部门, (政府的)部…
in Polish ministerstwo…
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