noun, plural min·is·tries.
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.
Words nearby ministry
Example sentences from the Web for 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
They were the bureaucracy—they had run the ministries, the universities.
That means that the kind of ministries we take on are flexible depending on the needs of society.A Prominent Jesuit Talks About the Order’s First Pope|Abby Haglage|March 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The need to balance so many competing demands left no ministries for Kadima; it was deemed unnecessary.
This does not include funding for ministries and rabbinic offices they've controlled.
The extent of the ministries' authority over trusts is not clear.Area Handbook for Bulgaria|Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
Here we have our place to fill, our relations to sustain, our part to play, our ministries to perform.
The number of members in the ministries of England and Germany varies.
Ministries tended at times to develop a spirit of independence.Government in Republican China|Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger
Some of the Ministries lasted only six weeks, and very few protracted their existence to a year.History of Australia and New Zealand|Alexander Sutherland
British Dictionary definitions for ministries
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