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English definition of “ministerial”

ministerial

adjective uk   /ˌmɪn.ɪˈstɪə.ri.əl/ us    /-ˈstɪr.i-/

ministerial adjective (POLITICIAN)

relating to or involving a minister (= an important member of the government): ministerial responsibilities a high-level ministerial meetingGovernment ministers and civil servants

ministerial adjective (COUNTRY'S REPRESENTATIVE)

relating to or involving a minister who represents his or her country in another country: He reached ministerial level in the Diplomatic Service.Politics
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