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English definition of “ministrations”

ministrations

noun [plural] uk   /ˌmɪn.ɪˈstreɪ.ʃənz/ formal us  
acts of helping or taking care of people or providing for their needs: In her last difficult years, she relied on the careful ministrations of her beloved husband.humorous That plant seems to be dying in spite of all my ministrations.
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