[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.
[mi-nawr-i-tee, -nor, -mahy-] /mɪˈnɔr ɪ ti, -ˈnɒr, -maɪ-/ noun, plural minorities. 1. the smaller part or number; a number, part, or amount forming less than half of the whole. 2. a smaller party or group opposed to a majority, as in voting or other action. 3. a group in society distinguished from, and less dominant […]
[non-mis-uh-buh l] /nɒnˈmɪs ə bəl/ adjective 1. not capable of being mixed.
[mit-i-gey-shuh n] /ˌmɪt ɪˈgeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of , or lessening the force or intensity of something unpleasant, as wrath, pain, grief, or extreme circumstances: Social support is the most important factor in the mitigation of stress among adolescents. 2. the act of making a condition or consequence less severe: the mitigation of […]
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