Complete Definition of "minister"

see|Minister
English

Pronunciation
IPA|/'mɪnɪstÉÉ»/
audio|en-us-minister.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
en-noun

  1. A person who is trained to perform religious ceremonies at a Protestant church.

#: The minister said a prayer on behalf of the entire congregation.

  1. A person who is commissioned by the government for public service.

#: He was newly appointed to be Minister of the Interior.

  1. Someone who serves others.

Derived terms
ministerial
ministry

Translations
trans-top|a person who is trained to perform religious ceremonies at a Protestant church
Finnish: t+|fi|pappi
Hebrew: ×××ר (komer) m
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Kurdish: qeÅe f / m
Spanish: t-|es|ministro
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trans-top|a person who is commissioned by the government for public service
Arabic: ARchar|ÙزÙر (wazÄ«r) m
Dutch: minister m|f
Finnish: t+|fi|ministeri
French: ministre m|f
German: Minister m, Ministerin f
Greek: t|el|ÏÏοÏÏγÏÏ|m|sc=Grek (ypourgós)
Hebrew: שר (sar) m, ×©×¨× (sara) f
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Indonesian: t-|id|menteri|xs=Indonesian
Japanese: å¤§è£ (ã ããã, daijin)
Kurdish: t|ku|wezîr f / m, t|ku|Åalyar f / m
Malayalam: മനàµà´¤àµà´°à´¿ (manthri)
Old English: t-|ang|þegen|altþeġen|xsOld English
Swedish: t-|sv|minister
Turkish: t+|tr|bakan
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trans-top|someone who serves others
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ttbc|Interlingua: ministro

Verb
en-verb

  1. transitive To attend to; to tend.

#: A newspaper headline: Couple leaves business world to minister to inner-city children

See also
cleric
father
parson
pastor
priest
vicar


Dutch

Pronunciation
IPA|/mi'nistÉr/

Noun
minister

  1. A minister, a person who is commissioned by the government for public service.

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