ministerie

AfrikaansEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch ministerie, from French ministère and influenced by Latin ministerium.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌmə̯.nə̯sˈtɪə̯.ri/

NounEdit

ministerie (plural ministeries)

  1. ministry (government department under the authority of a minister)

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DutchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French ministère and influenced by Latin ministerium.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌmi.nɪsˈteː.ri/, /ˌmi.niˈsteː.ri/
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  • Hyphenation: mi‧nis‧te‧rie
  • Rhymes: -eːri

NounEdit

ministerie n (plural ministeries, diminutive ministerietje n)

  1. ministry (government department under the authority of a minister) [from 18th c.]
    Dat blijkt uit onderzoek in opdracht van het ministerie van Economische Zaken en branche-organisatie Aedes, dat vandaag openbaar wordt. — That becomes clear from research commissioned by the ministry of Economic Affairs and branch-organization Aedes, which today becomes public. (Algemeen Dagblad, 12/19/2006)
  2. (archaic) service, ministry [from 17th c.]

SynonymsEdit

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DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: ministerie
  • West Frisian: ministearje

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ van der Sijs, Nicoline, editor (2010) Etymologiebank[1], Meertens Institute