minister of state

noun

(in the British Parliament) a minister, usually below cabinet rank, appointed to assist a senior minister with heavy responsibilities
any government minister

Nearby words

  1. minish,
  2. miniski,
  3. miniskirt,
  4. ministate,
  5. minister,
  6. minister of the crown,
  7. minister plenipotentiary,
  8. minister resident,
  9. minister without portfolio,
  10. ministerial

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