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"
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
Origin: [L. ministerium. See Minister, n., and cf. Mystery a trade.]
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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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Ministry' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2063
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Ministry' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3518
Rank popularity for the word 'Ministry' in Nouns Frequency: #845
The numerical value of Ministry in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of Ministry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
If there is anything that keeps the mind open to angel visits, and repels the ministry of evil, it is pure human love.
I have ordered the Foreign Ministry and Defense Ministry to present a formal protest tomorrow to Venezuela for violation of our airspace.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Tourism and Sports have reported some impact at the beginning and that things are now getting better.
They submitted two petitions to the ministry of Home Affairs through the jail authority, and the ministry has now forwarded those to the Law, Justice and Parliamentary ministry.
What a terrible time this is to be a Christian. The churches have failed and betrayed us, and the ministry preaches hate and murder. If there is a sane and reasoning voice in the Christian church today it is sadly silent.
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Translations for Ministry
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- ministeriCatalan, Valencian
- kabinet, regering, ministerium, præsteembedeDanish
- ιερατείο, υπουργείο, υπουργικό συμβούλιο, κυβέρνησηGreek
- ministerio, ministrejoEsperanto
- minitatanga, tariMāori
- kabinet, ministerie, departement, gouvernement, regeringDutch
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