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min·is·te·ri·al

 (mĭn′ĭ-stîr′ē-əl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a minister of religion or of the ministry.
2. Of or relating to administrative and executive duties and functions of government.
3. Law Of, relating to, or being a mandatory act or duty admitting of no personal discretion or judgment in its performance.
4. Acting or serving as an agent; instrumental.

min′is·te′ri·al·ly adv.

ministerial

(ˌmɪnɪˈstɪərɪəl)
adj
1. (Protestantism) of or relating to a minister of religion or his or her office
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of or relating to a government minister or ministry: a ministerial act.
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (often capital) of or supporting the ministry or government against the opposition
4. (Law) law relating to or possessing delegated executive authority
5. (Law) law (of an office, duty, etc) requiring the following of instructions, without power to exercise any personal discretion in doing so
6. acting as an agent or cause; instrumental
ˌminisˈterially adv

min•is•te•ri•al

(ˌmɪn əˈstɪər i əl)

adj.
1. pertaining to a religious minister or ministry.
2. pertaining to a ministry or minister of state.
3. pertaining to or invested with delegated executive authority.
4. serving as an instrument or means; instrumental.
min`is•te′ri•al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ministerial - of or relating to a minister of religion or the minister's officeministerial - of or relating to a minister of religion or the minister's office; "ministerial duties"
2.ministerial - of or relating to a government minister or ministryministerial - of or relating to a government minister or ministry; "ministerial decree"

ministerial

adjective
Of, for, or relating to administration or administrators:
Translations
كَهْنوتي، وزاري
ministerskýpastorský
ministeriel
miniszteri
ráîherra-
ministerský
bakana ait

ministerial

[ˌmɪnɪsˈtɪərɪəl] ADJ
1. (Pol) [meeting] → del gabinete; [post, career, duties] → ministerial; [changes] → en el gabinete
at ministerial levela nivel ministerial
2. (Rel) [duties, meeting] → pastoral

ministerial

[ˌmɪnɪˈstɪəriəl] adj (British)ministériel(le)Minister of Health nministre mf de la santéMinister of State n (British)secrétaire mf d'État

ministerial

adj (Pol) → ministeriell, Minister-; sourceministeriell; ministerial postMinisterposten m; his ministerial dutiesseine Pflichten als Minister; at ministerial levelauf Ministerebene; those of ministerial rankdiejenigen, die im Rang eines Ministers stehen (form)or die einen Ministerposten innehaben

ministerial

[ˌmɪnɪsˈtɪərɪəl] adj (Brit) (Pol) → ministeriale

minister

(ˈministə) noun
1. a clergyman in certain branches of the Christian Church. He is a minister in the Presbyterian church.
2. (the title of) the head of any of the divisions or departments of a government. the Minister for Education.
verb
(with to) to give help (to). She ministered to his needs.
ministerial (miniˈstiəriəl) adjective
of or concerning ministers. ministerial duties.
ˈministryplural ˈministries noun
1. the profession, duties or period of service of a minister of religion. His ministry lasted for fifteen years.
2. a department of government or the building where its employees work. the Transport Ministry.
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