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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 min·is·try /ˈmɪnəstri/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Min·is·try n.; pl. Ministries
 1. The act of ministering; ministration; service. “With tender ministry.”
 2. Hence: Agency; instrumentality.
    The ordinary ministry of second causes.   --Atterbury.
    The wicked ministry of arms.   --Dryden.
 3. The office, duties, or functions of a minister, servant, or agent; ecclesiastical, executive, or ambassadorial function or profession.
 4. The body of ministers of state; also, the clergy, as a body.
 5. Administration; rule; term in power; as, the ministry of Pitt.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: religious ministers collectively (especially Presbyterian)
      2: building where the business of a government ministry is
      3: a government department under the direction of a minister