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English definition of “minister”

minister

noun [C] (POLITICIAN)    /ˈmɪn.ɪ.stər/ US  /-stɚ/
B2 a member of the government in Britain and many other countries who is in charge of a particular department or has an important position in it: the foreign/health minister the Minister of/for EducationGovernment ministers and civil servants
(Definition of minister noun (POLITICIAN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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