What does Ministry mean?

Definitions for Ministry
ˈmɪn ə striMin·istry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ministry(noun)

    religious ministers collectively (especially Presbyterian)

  2. ministry(noun)

    building where the business of a government department is transacted

  3. ministry(noun)

    a government department under the direction of a minister

  4. ministry(noun)

    the work of a minister of religion

    "he is studying for the ministry"

Wiktionary

  1. ministry(Noun)

    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.

  2. ministry(Noun)

    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

  3. ministry(Noun)

    A ministration

  4. ministry(Noun)

    The active practice and education of the minister of a particular religion or faith.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ministry(noun)

    the act of ministering; ministration; service

    Etymology: [L. ministerium. See Minister, n., and cf. Mystery a trade.]

  2. Ministry(noun)

    agency; instrumentality

    Etymology: [L. ministerium. See Minister, n., and cf. Mystery a trade.]

  3. Ministry(noun)

    the office, duties, or functions of a minister, servant, or agent; ecclesiastical, executive, or ambassadorial function or profession

    Etymology: [L. ministerium. See Minister, n., and cf. Mystery a trade.]

  4. Ministry(noun)

    the body of ministers of state; also, the clergy, as a body

    Etymology: [L. ministerium. See Minister, n., and cf. Mystery a trade.]

  5. Ministry(noun)

    administration; rule; term in power; as, the ministry of Pitt

    Etymology: [L. ministerium. See Minister, n., and cf. Mystery a trade.]

Freebase

  1. Ministry

    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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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Ministry' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2063

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Ministry' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3518

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Ministry' in Nouns Frequency: #845

How to pronounce Ministry?

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How to say Ministry in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ministry in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ministry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Ministry in a Sentence

  1. Mr Morrison:

    I have high expectations of my ministry and clear goals for each of their roles.

  2. Lewis Baldwin:

    Democratic Socialist was in favor of women being ordained to the ministry, democratic Socialist was far ahead of most men of Democratic Socialist time.

  3. Ben Glassman:

    Effectively Xu and his( Chinese Ministry of State Security) colleagues sought to groom experts to hand over trade secrets, china has made clear that it has a program where it is seeking to acquire leading technological information in this industry and several others.

  4. Finance Minister Anton Siluanov:

    The Finance Ministry does not propose (the fund) investing in the precious metals, though one could think and consider this, my point of view is that gold might well be present when investing reserve money.

  5. Matteo Salvini:

    ITALY'S BERLUSCONI ADOPTS TRUMP'S RHETORIC AS ELECTION NEARS, CALLS MIGRANTS A 'SOCIAL BOMB' The coalition leaders have said whichever party gets the most votes will get to choose the prime minister. Berlusconi has said he would appoint longtime ally and European Parliament President Antonio Tajani. Should the League get more votes, that would open the door to Salvini being prime minister. However, that is unlikely if the polls are accurate, and there are indications that Salvini and Berlusconi are more likely to hash out a deal where Salvini gets a migration-focused position at the Interior Department. Give me the interior ministry for three months and you'll see what order and cleanliness I bring back from north to south all over Italy.

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