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English definition of “ministry”

ministry

noun  /ˈmɪn·ə·stri/ us  

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
(Definition of ministry from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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