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minister

  • 1 Minister(in) — Minister(in) …

    Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • 2 Minister — • Even before the Reformation the word minister was occasionally used in English to describe those of the clergy actually taking part in a function, or the celebrant as distinguished from the assistants, but it was not then used sine addito to… …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 3 minister — min‧is‧ter [ˈmɪnstə ǁ ər] noun [countable] in Britain and some other countries, a politician who is a member of the government and is either in charge of or has an important job in a government department: • a meeting of EU finance ministers •… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 4 minister — MINISTÉR, ministere, s.n. 1. Organ central al administraţiei de stat care conduce o anumită ramură a activităţii statului şi care este condus de un ministru; instituţia respectivă; p. ext. clădirea în care îşi are sediul această instituţie. 2.… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 5 Minister — can mean several things: Minister (Christianity), a Christian who ministers in some way Minister (diplomacy), the rank of diplomat directly below ambassador Minister (government), a politician who heads a ministry (government department) Shadow… …

    Wikipedia

  • 6 Minister — Sm std. (14. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. minister Diener , zu l. minor kleiner, geringer . Die Bedeutung Regierungsmitglied im 17. Jh. aus frz. ministre desselben Ursprungs (in merowingischer Zeit war das ministerium der Haus und Hofdienst… …

    Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • 7 minister to — ˈminister to [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they minister to he/she/it ministers to present participle ministering to past tense ministered to …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 8 Minister — Min is*ter, n. [OE. ministre, F. ministre, fr. L. minister, orig. a double comparative from the root of minor less, and hence meaning, an inferior, a servant. See 1st {Minor}, and cf. {Master}, {Minstrel}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A servant; a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Minister — Min is*ter, v. i. 1. To act as a servant, attendant, or agent; to attend and serve; to perform service in any office, sacred or secular. [1913 Webster] The Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister. Matt. xx. 28. [1913 Webster] 2 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Minister — Minister: Die Bezeichnung für »oberster ‹Verwaltungs›beamter des Staates; Mitglied der Regierung« wurde im 17. Jh. aus gleichbed. frz. ministre (eigentlich »Diener«, dann etwa »Diener des Staates; mit einem politischen Amt Beauftragter«) entlehnt …

    Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • 11 minister — [n1] person in charge of church abbot, archbishop, archdeacon, bishop, chaplain, clergy, clergyperson, cleric, clerical, clerk, confessor, curate, deacon, dean, diocesan, divine, ecclesiastic, lecturer, missionary, monk, parson, pastor, preacher …

    New thesaurus

  • 12 minister — [min′is tər] n. [OFr ministre < L minister, an attendant, servant, in LL(Ec), Christian preacher < base of L minor, MINOR: formed prob. after magister,MASTER] 1. a person acting for another as agent and carrying out given orders or designs; …

    English World dictionary

  • 13 Minister — Min is*ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ministered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ministering}.] [OE. ministren, OF. ministrer, fr. L. ministrare. See {Minister}, n.] To furnish or apply; to afford; to supply; to administer. [1913 Webster] He that ministereth seed… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 minister — In its ecclesiastical sense, minister is the term to use for a member of the clergy, especially in the Presbyterian and Nonconformist Churches. It also has a more hierarchical meaning, reflecting the word s origin in Latin minister meaning… …

    Modern English usage

  • 15 minister — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mos I, Mc. ministertrze; lm M. ministertrowie {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} wysoki urzędnik państwowy będący członkiem rządu, zwykle stojący na czele jakiegoś resortu administracji państwowej : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Nominować,… …

    Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • 16 Minister — [Basiswortschatz (Rating 1 1500)] Auch: • Ministerin Bsp.: • Es sind drei neue Minister in der Regierung. • Der Minister plant bis nach den Ferien keine großen Straßenarbeiten in der Gegen um Bristol …

    Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • 17 minister — index administer (conduct), caretaker (one fulfilling the function of office), contribute (assist), deputy, incumbent, officiate …

    Law dictionary

  • 18 minister — ► NOUN 1) a head of a government department. 2) a diplomatic agent, usually ranking below an ambassador, representing a state or sovereign in a foreign country. 3) a member of the clergy, especially in the Presbyterian and Nonconformist Churches …

    English terms dictionary

  • 19 Minister — (lat.), 1) Diener jeder Art; 2) höchster Staatsbeamter, u. zwar führen die Gesandten zweiter Klasse den Titel Bevollmächtigte M. (Ministres plénipotentiaires), während die M. dritter Klasse blos Minisierresidenten (Ministres résidents) heißen,… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 20 Minister — Minister, der Vorgesetzte eines Klosters …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon