Definitions for Ministryˈmɪn ə stri
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
min•is•tryˈmɪn ə stri(n.)(pl.)-tries.
the service, functions, or profession of a minister of religion.
the body or class of ministers of religion; clergy.
the service, function, or office of a minister of state.
the body of ministers of state.
an administrative department headed by a minister of state.
the building that houses such an administrative department.
the term of office of a minister of state.
an act or instance of ministering; ministration; service.
something that serves as an agency, instrument, or means.
Origin of ministry:
1175–1225; (< OF menistere ) < L ministerium=ministerminister+-ium -ium1
religious ministers collectively (especially Presbyterian)
building where the business of a government department is transacted
a government department under the direction of a minister
the work of a minister of religion
"he is studying for the ministry"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
ministry(noun)ˈmɪn ə stri
a government department
the Ministry of Health
Government department, at the administrative level normally headed by a minister (or equivalent rank, e.g. secretary of state), who holds it as portfolio, especially in a constitutional monarchy
She works for the ministry of finance.
The complete body of government ministers (whether or not they are in cabinet) under the leadership of a head of government (such as a prime minister)
The premier offered his last ministry's resignation to the monarch, and is asked the form a new one in accordance with the election results
The active practice and education of the minister of a particular religion or faith.
the act of ministering; ministration; service
the office, duties, or functions of a minister, servant, or agent; ecclesiastical, executive, or ambassadorial function or profession
the body of ministers of state; also, the clergy, as a body
administration; rule; term in power; as, the ministry of Pitt
Ministry is an American industrial metal band founded by lead singer Al Jourgensen in 1981. Originally a new wave - synthpop outfit, Ministry changed its style to industrial metal in the late 1980s. Ministry found mainstream success in the early 1990s with its most successful album Psalm 69: The Way to Succeed and the Way to Suck Eggs and touring as part of the Lollapalooza festival. After 27 years of performing, Jourgensen decided to end the band in 2008, and since then stated that a reunion would never happen. However, on August 7, 2011, a reunion was announced, when Ministry confirmed that they will play one of their first shows in 4 years at the Wacken Open Air festival in August 2012. Ministry released a new album, titled Relapse, on March 23, 2012, which was followed by a world tour.
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Rank popularity for the word 'Ministry' in Nouns Frequency: #845
Translations for Ministry
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the profession, duties or period of service of a minister of religion
His ministry lasted for fifteen years.
- الأكليروس، الكَهْنوتArabic
- министърска работаBulgarian
- ministérioPortuguese (BR)
- das geistliche AmtGerman
- kald; præstekaldDanish
- θητεία κληρικούGreek
- sacerdocio, clerecíaSpanish
- دوره وزارتFarsi
- hengellinen palvelutyöFinnish
- ministère, sacerdoceFrench
- duhovnička službaCroatian
- jabatan pendetaIndonesian
- kunigystë, dvasininko pareigosLithuanian
- mācītāja amats/kalpošanas laiksLatvian
- jabatan pendetaMalay
- ambt van domineeDutch
- praca duszpasterska, duszpasterstwoPolish
- دوره وزارتPersian
- د وزارت دورهPashto
- ministeriat; preoţieRomanian
- функции, срок службы священникаRussian
- cerkvena službaSlovenian
- sveštenička službaSerbian
- prästtjänst, -ämbeteSwedish
- 牧師的身份、職務或任期Chinese (Trad.)
- دینی نمائندہ کے فرائض اور عہدے کی مدتUrdu
- đoàn mục sưVietnamese
- 牧师的职位或任期Chinese (Simp.)
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