UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations'ministry', 'Ministry': /ˈmɪnɪstri/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈmɪnəstri/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(minə strē)

Inflections of 'ministry' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": ministries
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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. the Ministry of [Education, Defense, Health, Transport, Trade]
  2. the Ministry for [Education]
  3. the [Education] Ministry
  4. works in the Ministry of [Education]
  5. heads the Ministry of [Education]
  6. the ministry is responsible for [public spending, immigration]
  7. the ministry has [announced, confirmed, issued, denied]
  8. religion: has taken up her first ministry
  9. religion: served [three] years of ministry
  10. [joined, entered] the church ministry
  11. [entered] the ministry of his church
  12. is [a Christian, a lay, an Evangelical] ministry
n as adj
  1. the [Education, Defense, Health] Ministry building
  2. according to Ministry [sources, staff]
  3. Ministry [plans, figures, reports]
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