[min-uh-stree] /ˈmɪn ə stri/
noun, plural ministries.
the service, functions, or profession of a of religion.
the body or class of of religion; clergy.
the service, function, or office of a of state.
the body of of state.
(usually initial capital letter) any of the administrative governmental departments of certain countries usually under the direction of a of state.
(usually initial capital letter) the building that houses such an administrative department.
the term of office of a of state.
an act or instance of ; ; service.
something that serves as an agency, instrument, or means.
noun (pl) -tries
ministers of religion or government ministers considered collectively
the tenure of a minister
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.
[min-ee-strohk] /ˈmɪn iˌstroʊk/ noun 1. . /ˌmɪnɪˈstrəʊk/ noun 1. an informal name for TIA ministroke min·i·stroke (mĭn’ē-strōk’) n. See transient ischemic attack.
- Minitab ii
A system for interactive solution of small statistical problems. [“MINITAB Student Handbook”, T.A. Ryan et al, Duxbury Press 1976]. (1994-10-31)
[min-ee-suhb] /ˈmɪn iˌsʌb/ noun 1. a small submarine, holding only one or a few persons, used in naval operations, underwater exploration, or conducting underwater experiments.
noun, adjective a widely-disseminated offer to purchase shares of a public company at a price below the current market price Examples A mini-tender offer consists of an acquirer who seeks to buy up to 5% of a target company’s shares.