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non-ministerial Line breaks: non-minister¦ial
Pronunciation: /nɒnmɪnɪˈstɪərɪəl/

Definition of non-ministerial in English:


Not relating to the role of a government minister.
Example sentences
  • For non-ministerial appointments, nominated by worker and sectoral interests, female representation was ‘almost non-existent’, he said.
  • Ofsted is a non-ministerial government department established under the Education Act 1992 to take responsibility for the inspection of all schools in England.
  • The childcare amenity at the Waterfold Business Park hotel scored almost the highest marks possible from the non-ministerial Government department, which is responsible for delivering and raising education standards.
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