minister

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmɪnɪstər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈmɪnəstɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(minə stər)


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minister

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. is the [education, defense, housing, health] minister
  2. the [UK's] minister of [education]
  3. the UK's [foreign, prime] minister
  4. the [foreign] minister of the UK
  5. the [former, new] prime minister
  6. is the [deputy, vice] minister
  7. a [senior, junior] government minister
  8. a meeting of [cabinet, foreign, government] ministers
  9. has been appointed minister of
  10. are [backing, supporting] the prime minister [against, with, in]
  11. the minister is responsible for [communications, foreign relations, civil protection]
  12. the minister in charge of [funding, immigration, foreign policy]
  13. the minister [answered, handled, fielded] questions (from journalists)
  14. the minister [confirmed, denied] the [reports, figures]
  15. has been [sworn in, voted as] the new prime minister
  16. the minister's [tasks, duties, responsibilities]
  17. is a [parish, church, cathedral] minister
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