Part of speech: noun

Ministers collectively; the act of ministering.

Part of speech: noun

An executive department of government.

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Usage examples "ministry":

  1. After he had taken the oath, signed his name, and shaken the hand of the Speaker, without hesitation he seated himself on the bench next to the Ministry. - "Real Soldiers of Fortune", Richard Harding Davis.
  2. They are up to something at the Ministry. - "Atlantida", Pierre Benoit.
  3. Your voice told you were English; but there was something in it besides- something almost rubbed out, if I may say so, by your training for the ministry. - "Wandering Heath", Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.