Definition of nonministerial in English:

nonministerial

Syllabification: non·min·is·te·ri·al
Pronunciation: /ˌnänˌminəˈsti(ə)rēəl
 
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adjective

  • 1Not involving religious ministry; lay: nonministerial staff at the church
    More example sentences
    • Churches withhold taxes from the paychecks of nonministerial employees because the government requires them to do so.
    • Although a minister may opt out of social security with respect to ministerial income, the minister may still receive social security benefits related to nonministerial wages or other self-employment income.
  • 2Not relating to the role of a government minister.

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