Meaning of “minister” - Learner’s Dictionary

minister

noun [ C ] uk us /ˈmɪnɪstər/
GOVERNMENT

B2 a politician who is responsible for a government department or has an important position in it:

a finance/health minister
CHURCH

a priest in some Christian churches:

a Baptist/Methodist minister
→ See also prime minister

(Definition of “minister” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)