Definition of Minister of State in English:

Minister of State

Line breaks: Min¦is|ter of State

noun

  • (In the UK) a minister ranking below a Secretary of State: the Minister of State for Education
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    • The Minister of State at the Department of Trade and Industry is responsible for e-commerce within the government.
    • The result, 11,000 signatures on a petition that was handed over to the Minister of State at the Department of Health in November 2002.
    • Under the Rainbow Coalition, he served as a Minister of State at the Department of Health from 1994-1997.

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