deputy minister

  1. (in Canada) the senior civil servant in a government department

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How to use deputy minister in a sentence

  • Therefore, with all respect to the Deputy-Minister, he ventured to think it possible Mr. Eversleigh might understand.

  • Every sycophant to the deputy minister forgot for an instant the idol of power to contemplate that of beauty.

    Voltaire's Romances | Franois-Marie Arouet
  • The deputy minister then showed her the letter of the spy Jesuit, and that of the perfidious bailiff.

    Voltaire's Romances | Franois-Marie Arouet
  • There, on the floor, were Ucelli, and above him the Deputy-Minister holding him by the throat.