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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 spokesmanGovernment 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 from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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