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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Middle French ministeriel.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌmɪn.əˈstiɹ.i.əl/
  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

ministerial ‎(comparative more ministerial, superlative most ministerial)

  1. Related to a religious minister or ministry.
  2. Related to a governmental minister or ministry.
  3. Having the power to wield delegated executive authority.
  4. (chiefly law) Serving as an instrument or means (i.e., procedural or ancillary, not substantive).
    Filling out the form under the direction of a lawyer is a ministerial task performed by a legal secretary.

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PortugueseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ministerial m, f ‎(plural ministeriais, comparable)

  1. (ecclesiastical) ministerial (related to a religious minister or ministry)
  2. (government) ministerial (related to a governmental minister or ministry)
  3. ministerial (having the power to wield delegated executive authority)

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SpanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ministerial m, f ‎(plural ministeriales)

  1. ministerial