noun, plural min·is·tries.
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Origin of ministry
OTHER WORDS FROM ministrypre·min·is·try, noun, plural pre·min·is·tries.pseu·do·min·is·try, noun, plural pseu·do·min·is·tries.un·der·min·is·try, noun, plural un·der·min·is·tries.
Example sentences from the Web for ministry
Everything is closed, the banks, the government ministries, supermarkets, everything.
And of course one needs to convince the French Ministries of Culture and of Ecology that the application makes sense.The Next UNESCO World Heritage Site: Burgundy’s Pinot Noir Country?|Jordan Salcito|May 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Shortly after his confession, Vision Forum Ministries closed up shop, unable to continue with the stink of sex scandal upon them.Sex Scandal Rocks the Duggars’ Christian Patriarchy Movement|Amanda Marcotte|April 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The suspect in the case, Zachary Jordan Klundt, is the son of Twyla Klundt, a board member of Hope Pregnancy Ministries.
Obama also said, “I love the ministries that are taking place here at Saddleback.”Hillary, ‘The Family,’ and Uganda’s Anti-Gay Christian Mafia|Sally Kohn|February 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Will your Majesty be pleased to have them given a goodly number of religious, so that they may attend to their ministries.
Love never yet was held by arms alone, nor its mysterious ministries constrained to forms or qualities.The love letters of Abelard and Heloise|Peter Abelard
"She ought to remember that Ministries seldom live very long," said Phineas.The Prime Minister|Anthony Trollope
In the three years ending in 1864 there were two general elections and four Ministries.The Canadian Dominion|Oscar D. Skelton
Mr. Carteret would find his natural level—the production of anecdote in regard to the formation of early ministries.The Tragic Muse|Henry James
British Dictionary definitions for ministry
noun plural -tries
- the profession or duties of a minister of religion
- the performance of these duties
- a government department headed by a minister
- the buildings of such a department