n (plural -tries)
- 1 [Religion/Religión] 1.1 (profession) the ministry la clerecía (esp in the Catholic church) el ministerio sacerdotal, el sacerdocio to go into o enter the ministry hacerse* clérigo (esp in the Catholic church) hacerse* sacerdote 1.2 (period of service, activity) ministerio (masculine)More example sentences
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- The story is that as Hays struggled over his choice of vocation, the ministry or politics, the church and politics fought over him.
- We also discussed why Marian decided to train for the ministry, and her training so far.
- Does a decline in the social status of the ministry as a profession weaken recruitment?
- In the decades that followed his death, out of the circle of 12 that had accompanied him during his three years of ministry, 10 would die a martyr's death.
- Periodically in my ministry, we have done worship planning with groups of lay people.
- It was there that he lived during the time of the ministry and crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
- 2 [Politics/Política] 2.1(Ministry)(department) ministerio (masculine), secretaría (feminine) (Mexico/México) Ministry of Agriculture (in (United Kingdom/el Reino Unido) ) Ministerio (masculine) de Agricultura, Secretaría (feminine) de Agricultura (Mexico/México) Ministry of Defence (in (United Kingdom/el Reino Unido) ) Ministerio de Defensa, Secretaría de Defensa (Mexico/México) 2.2 (period of office) gestión (feminine) ministerialMore example sentences
- After the death of Canning and the failure of the Goderich ministry, Wellington became prime minister in January 1828.
- In his first ministry from 1868 to 1874, Gladstone implemented many government reforms.
- Governments in the faction period were usually short-lived; a ministry which lasted 12 months had done well.
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