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Definition of Minister

Minister

  1. A servant; a subordinate; an officer or assistant of inferior rank; hence, an agent, an instrument.
  2. An officer of justice.
  3. One to whom the sovereign or executive head of a government intrusts the management of affairs of state, or some department of such affairs.
  4. A representative of a government, sent to the court, or seat of government, of a foreign nation to transact diplomatic business.
  5. One who serves at the altar; one who performs sacerdotal duties; the pastor of a church duly authorized or licensed to preach the gospel and administer the sacraments.
  6. To furnish or apply; to afford; to supply; to administer.
  7. To act as a servant, attendant, or agent; to attend and serve; to perform service in any office, sacred or secular.
  8. To supply or to things needful; esp., to supply consolation or remedies.

Minister Quotations

It is my desire, in the office of a Christian minister, to do nothing which I cannot do with my whole heart. Having said this, I have said all.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Find enough clever things to say, and you're a Prime Minister; write them down and you're a Shakespeare.
George Bernard Shaw

Being prime minister is a lonely job... you cannot lead from the crowd.
Margaret Thatcher

No woman in my time will be prime minister or chancellor or foreign secretary - not the top jobs. Anyway, I wouldn't want to be prime minister; you have to give yourself 100 percent.
Margaret Thatcher

Ministry is the least important thing. You cannot not minister if you are in communion with God and live in community.
Henri Nouwen
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Minister Translations

minister in Afrikaans is minister
minister in Dutch is minister, bewindsman
minister in German is minister, Gesandter
minister in Italian is parroco, ministro
minister in Portuguese is ministro

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