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noun [countable] ministry pronunciation in British English /ˈmɪnɪstri/
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  1. 1
    a government department in the UK and some other countries, or the building from which it operates
    the Dutch foreign ministry
    ministry of: the Ministry of Defence
  2. 2
    [usually singular] the profession or work of a church minister
    During his ministry he improved the church’s local image.
    1. b.
      [usually singular] religious work done by someone

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