[min-uh-steer-ee-uh l] /ˌmɪn əˈstɪər i əl/
pertaining to the ministry of religion, or to a or other member of the clergy.
pertaining to a ministry or of state.
pertaining to or invested with delegated executive authority.
of ministry or service.
serving as an instrument or means; instrumental.
of or relating to a minister of religion or his office
of or relating to a government minister or ministry: a ministerial act
(often capital) of or supporting the ministry or government against the opposition
(law) relating to or possessing delegated executive authority
(law) (of an office, duty, etc) requiring the following of instructions, without power to exercise any personal discretion in doing so
acting as an agent or cause; instrumental
1560s, of religion; 1650s, of state; in some uses from Middle French ministériel and directly from Medieval Latin ministerialis “pertaining to service, of a minister,” from Latin ministerium (see ministry); in some cases probably directly from minister or ministry.
[in-ter-ming-guh l] /ˌɪn tərˈmɪŋ gəl/ verb (used with or without object), intermingled, intermingling. 1. to , one with another; intermix. /ˌɪntəˈmɪŋɡəl/ verb 1. to mix or cause to mix or mingle together v. late 15c., from inter- + mingle. Related: Intermingled; intermingling.
[in-ter-mish-uh n] /ˌɪn tərˈmɪʃ ən/ noun 1. a short interval between the acts of a play or parts of a public performance, usually a period of approximately 10 or 15 minutes, allowing the performers and audience a rest. 2. a period during which action temporarily ceases; an interval between periods of action or activity: They […]
[in-ter-mis-iv] /ˌɪn tərˈmɪs ɪv/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characterized by . 2. .
[in-ter-mit] /ˌɪn tərˈmɪt/ verb (used with object), intermitted, intermitting. 1. to discontinue temporarily; suspend. verb (used without object), intermitted, intermitting. 2. to stop or pause at intervals; be intermittent. 3. to cease, stop, or break off operations for a time. /ˌɪntəˈmɪt/ verb -mits, -mitting, -mitted 1. to suspend (activity) or (of activity) to be suspended […]