[ min-uh-steer-ee-uhm ]
/ ˌmɪn əˈstɪər i əm /
noun (sometimes initial capital letter)
an organization of local ministers or religious leaders who work with other community leaders on social or educational programs.
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Origin of ministerium
From Latin, dating back to 1855–60; see origin at ministry
Words nearby ministerium
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Example sentences from the Web for ministerium
This and the subsequent royal decrees will be found in full in Hst's "Struensee's Ministerium," vol.Life and Times of Her Majesty Caroline Matilda, Vol. I (of III)|C. F. Lachelles Wraxall
Quo pacto Wiggo capulum complexus, cuspidem per Hiartuarum agit, ultionis compos, cuius Roluoni ministerium pollicitus fuerat.Beowulf|R. W. Chambers
British Dictionary definitions for ministerium
/ (ˌmɪnɪˈstɪərɪəm) /
noun plural -ria (-rɪə)
the body of the Lutheran ministers in a district
Word Origin for ministerium
C19: Latin: ministry
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