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British English: /ˈmɪnɪstri/
American English: /ˈmɪnəstri/

Translation of ministry in German:


  • 1 (Government department or building)
    Ministerium Neutr.
    ministry official
    (Ministerialbeamte der, -beamtin die)
  • 4 (profession of clergyman)
    geistliches Amt
    go into or enter the ministry
    Geistlicher werden
  • 5 (Religion)
    (office as minister) geistliches Amt
    (period of tenure) Amtszeit als Geistlicher
    perform a ministry among the poor
    die Armen seelsorgerisch betreuen
  • 6 (Politics) (period of office)
    Amtszeit [als Minister]

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