minister minister  /ˈmɪ nə stər/


  1. (n) a person authorized to conduct religious worship
  2. (n) a person appointed to a high office in the government
  3. (n) a diplomat representing one government to another; ranks below ambassador
  4. (n) the job of a head of a government department
  5. (v) attend to the wants and needs of others
  6. (v) work as a minister


  1. Sweden's foreign minister abruptly called off a visit to Israel this week, an Israeli spokesman said, amid a feud over a Swedish newspaper article and a growing gulf between Israel .
  2. The minister apologized repeatedly but has refused to resign, and so far Abe has stood behind him calculating that he can't afford to lose a second cabinet minister just four .
  3. As leader of the Socialist Party (PS) in Wallonia and also the region's minister-president Di Rupo, 55, is the heavyweight of Francophone politics.


  1. Minister warns Irish to avoid becoming illegal in the 100,000 emigrate

    Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs Micheal Martin is urging Irish people considering moving to the U.S. without correct documentation not to do so.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Irish Central

  2. Minister for Foreign Affairs addresses UN assembly

    Minister for Foreign Affairs Micheal Martin delivered Ireland’s annual address to the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Monday, September 27.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Irish Central

  3. Minister says Iraq isn't heading to civil war

    Iraq's foreign minister says the deadliest and most sustained wave of violence to hit the country since 2008 won't lead to civil war.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Fox News


  1. "Mr. Svanberg made clear that BP will continue to do all that it can to stop the oil spill, clean up the damage and meet all legitimate claims for compensation," the Downing Street spokesman said. "The prime minister said that he would raise...
    on Jun 11, 2010 By: David Cameron Source: AFP

  2. After meeting the BP chairman in Downing Street, Osborne said: "We are all concerned about the human and environmental impact and as the prime minister has said, we understand the concerns of the US administration. The prime minister is also clear...
    on Jun 11, 2010 By: George Osborne Source: The Guardian

  3. "I believe that Prime Minister Netanyahu wants peace. I think he's willing to take risks for peace," Obama told reporters.
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Hindustan Times

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