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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

I grew up in a Hindu household but went to a Roman Catholic school. I grew up with a mother who said, 'I'll arrange a marriage for you at 18,' but she also said that we could achieve anything we put our minds to an encourage us to dream of becoming prime minister or president.
Indra Nooyi

I have an ambivalent relationship with Margaret Thatcher. She came to power in May 1979 - a month before my 11th birthday. I was far too young to have developed a great deal of political awareness. I remember it, though - my mother excited at the dinner table because Britain had its first female prime minister.
Sara Sheridan

In September 1993, President Clinton presided over a handshake between Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Palestine Liberation Organization Chairman Yasser Arafat on the White House lawn - the climax of a 'day of awe,' as the press described it.
Noam Chomsky

But he is unworthy the name of a minister of the gospel of peace, who is unwilling, not only to have his name cast out as evil, but also to die for the truths of the Lord Jesus.
George Whitefield

True, some land was bought by a few Cabinet Ministers. They bought the land. No minister, to my knowledge acquired land which was meant for resettlement.
Robert Mugabe
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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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