noun, plural ministers resident.
a diplomatic agent serving in a minor country and ranking next below an ambassador.
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- minister of state,
- minister of the crown,
- minister plenipotentiary,
- minister without portfolio,
Origin of minister resident
An Americanism dating back to 1840–50
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Examples from the Web for minister resident
In 1832 he was appointed Bavarian minister-resident at Hanover, and from 1837 to 1846 he held the same position at Bremen.