Definition of Ministry in English :

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Ministry meaning in English

Meaning of Ministry in English

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Ministry

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Noun

1. ministry

religious ministers collectively (especially Presbyterian)

2. ministry

building where the business of a government department is transacted

3. ministry

a government department under the direction of a minister

4. ministry

the work of a minister of religion

Example Sentences:
'he is studying for the ministry'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Ministry

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noun plural -tries
1. 
a. 
the profession or duties of a minister of religion
b. 
the performance of these duties
2. 
ministers of religion or government ministers considered collectively
3. 
the tenure of a minister
4. 
a. 
a government department headed by a minister
b. 
the buildings of such a department

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Ministry

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nounWord forms: plural ˈministries
1. 
a. 
the act of ministering, or serving; ministration
b. 
that which serves as a means; agency
2. 
a. 
the office, function, tenure, or service of a religious minister
b. 
ministers of religion collectively; clergy
3. 
a. 
the department under a minister of government
b. 
the term of office of such a minister
c. 
the building or buildings of such a department
d. 
the ministers of a particular government as a group

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Ministry

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n. pl. min·is·tries
1.
a. The act of serving; ministration.
b. One that serves as a means; an instrumentality.
2.
a. The profession, duties, and services of a minister.
b. The Christian clergy.
c. The period of service of a minister.
3.
a. A governmental department presided over by a minister.
b. The building in which such a department is housed.
c. The duties, functions, or term of a governmental minister.
d. often Ministry Governmental ministers considered as a group.

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