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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ὑπουργός (hupourgós, servant, helper), from ὑπό (hupó, under) + ἔργον (ἔrgon, work). The modern sense is a Calque of Italian ministro.

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  • IPA(key): /ipuɾˈɣos/
  • Hyphenation: υ‧πουρ‧γός

NounEdit

υπουργός (ypourgósm, f (plural υπουργοί)

  1. (government) minister, secretary (politician who heads a ministry or department)
    Ο υπουργός' υγείας παραιτήθηκε μετά το σκάνδαλο.‎ ― O ypourgós' ygeías paraitíthike metá to skándalo.The health minister resigned after the scandal.

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