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ministerial

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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ministerialmin‧is‧ter‧i‧al /ˌmɪnəˈstɪəriəl◂ $ -ˈstɪr-/ AWL adjective [only before noun]  PGORRCconnected with or relating to government ministers a ministerial meeting The project was approved at ministerial level.
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ministerialThe most important prime ministerial appointments will be those of the members of Cabinet.A year later she was again arrested for throwing stones at a ministerial car during a political meeting in Liverpool.ministerial committeesA fair amount is conducted by ministerial correspondence, a perfectly acceptable method in constitutional terms.The proposal failed to win unanimous endorsement at a subsequent ministerial meeting on Oct. 19.On the right, victory seems so close that there has already been infighting over future seats in parliament and ministerial portfolios.I do not expect the Minister to say that the matter is outwith his ministerial remit.There is already talk about the need to explore some form of ministerial rule which would make the government accountable.One of the most ambitious of the Presbyterian preachers who embodied the new ministerial style was the Reverend Lyman Beecher.
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