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- ministry (n.)
- late 14c., "function of a priest," from Old French menistere "service, ministry; position, post, employment," and directly from Latin ministerium "office, service, attendance, ministry," from minister (see minister (n.)). Began to be used 1916 as name of certain departments in British government.
- 1. The Ministry desperately tried to hush up the whole affair.
- 2. People accused the ministry of failing to take adequate preventive measures.
- 3. Efforts to reform the Interior Ministry have not yet proceeded very far.
- 4. The ministry had direct control over every aspect of foreign trade.
- 5. The ministry said it reserved the right to take whatever action necessary.
[ ministry 造句 ]