What does Ministry mean?

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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

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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. Pham Van Dong:

    We have culled around 4.7 million pigs and, as you can see, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has confirmed that the outbreak has now spread to all 63 provinces and cities.

  2. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said. Israel prepared enthusiastically Sunday for the formal embassy opening with a gala party at its Foreign Ministry that included President Trump daughter, Jared Kushner and other U.S. officials. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told revelers that Trump's December declaration recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital was the right thing to do. Thank you, President President Trump, for your bold decision. Thank you for making the alliance between Israel and the United States stronger than ever.

  3. Jimmy Carter:

    Billy Graham's ministry for the gospel of Jesus Christ and Billy Graham matchless voice changed the lives of millions, Vice President Pence said. We mourn Billy Graham passing but I know with absolute certainty that today Billy Graham heard those words,' well done good and faithful servant.' Thank you Billy Graham.

  4. Fernandez Diaz:

    Mr Rato came to the ministry to talk to me about a well-founded concern affecting his personal security, he told me of his particular concern about the serious threats and insults that both he and people in his close circle were receiving, (about) situations in which he was being assaulted and verbally rebuked as well as reiterated threats received through other channels, particularly social networks.

  5. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Joanne Ou:

    We will continue to communicate with the Philippines and explain that this is a one-sided and wrong decision by the Philippines' health ministry, which has already affected the relationship between the two countries of Taiwan and the Philippines.

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