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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British National Corpus

  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. Michael Madden:

    Ri Yong Ho is the official who was effectively sidelined after the Hanoi meetings and was removed from office because the interlocutors selected by the foreign ministry appeared not to accomplish anything.

  2. Pilar Gil Navarro:

    One of the issues that I want to deal with is legal, safe and free abortion, in the Macri government, there is no Ministry of Health, showing that a lot would have to happen to legalize abortion, which is something Fernandez said is important as a matter of public health.

  3. The Ministry:

    The Education Ministry is taking the recent spate of 'poisoned track' cases on campuses in a number of locations very seriously.

  4. Hamish Banks:

    Fanta, Sprite and Coca Cola have arguably and consistently been the most widely consumed beverages in Nigeria. The spectrum of consumption is also perhaps the widest, with consumption starting as early as age four and far into adult years. the Ministry of Health communique could not be more clear that there is no issue with the safety of Fanta and Sprite.

  5. Ahmet Davutoglu:

    Our Interior Ministry ... will conduct a comprehensive investigation, not into the incident itself, but into the way in which this incident was reflected to the world.

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