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"ministerial" in British English

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ministerialadjective

uk   /ˌmɪn.ɪˈstɪə.ri.əl/  us   /-ˈstɪr.i-/
  • ministerial adjective (POLITICIAN)

relating to or ​involving a ​minister (= an ​importantmember of the ​government): ministerial ​responsibilities a ​high-level ministerial ​meeting
  • 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.
(Definition of ministerial from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ministerial" in Business English

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ministerialadjective

uk   us   /ˌmɪnɪˈstɪəriəl/ GOVERNMENT
relating to or involving ​governmentministers: ministerial job/role/post He could be in ​line for a ministerial ​job soon after the ​election. The ​plan awaits ministerial ​approval. a ministerial ​meeting/​statement/​committee
(Definition of ministerial from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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