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.
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Example sentences from the Web for ministry
“The system of regulation is not working,” says Mack, who argues that the dramatic changes in Hong Kong now require the ministry of defense to regulate Cellebrite and stop all sales there.Israeli phone hacking company faces court fight over sales to Hong Kong|Patrick O'Neill|August 25, 2020|MIT Technology Review
As for the people who actually do the field testing, we have been relying on the existing capacity of the health ministry in terms of infectious diseases.
It would take a few years for the ministry to change its tune on Borat.When Countries Lose Their Shit Over American Movies|Asawin Suebsaeng|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Indeed, the Ministry of Interior released a report of 141 investigations against candidates accused of vote-buying around Ukraine.
On one of his social network pages Yarosh demanded Poroshenko make major changes in the ministry of interior.Ukraine’s President Wowed Congress, But His Party Has a Dark Side|Anna Nemtsova|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Ministry of Heath is said to have ordered Sawyer not to travel.
The Ministry of Finance nonetheless apparently authorized him to attend the conference in Nigeria.
The following day I received a letter asking me to call at the Ministry.My Double Life|Sarah Bernhardt
He was a devoted priest, and spent his life and fortune in the service of his ministry.
It is not difficult to see what the motive and object of that Ministry: were in issuing the orders of Council.The Life Of Thomas Paine, Vol. II. (of II)|Moncure Daniel Conway
For other members of the Ministry there is occasional surcease from work, and some opportunity for recreation.
"I don't believe any but fools enter the ministry nowadays," she wrote bitterly.Anne Of The Island|Lucy Maud Montgomery
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