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English definition of “ministry”

ministry

noun     /ˈmɪnɪstri/
[C] a government department that is responsible for a particular subject : the Ministry of Defence a Foreign Ministry spokesman Government departments and organizations
the ministry the job of being a priest : What made you decide to enter the ministry (= become a priest )?Religious leaders and officials
(Definition of ministry noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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