ministerial ministerial  /ˌmɪ nɪ ˈsti ri əl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) of or relating to a minister of religion or the minister's office
  2. (adj) of or relating to a government minister or ministry

Usage(s):

  • Although the path affords a telescopic view of the onion-domed citadel that is the new prime-ministerial office, this strip of asphalt is mysteriously overgrown with weeds and scrub.

News

  1. Kerry to chair UN meeting on Congo peace deal

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will preside over a ministerial meeting of the U.N. Security Council this month to push for implementation of a peace accord signed by 11 African nations to end years of fighting in eastern Congo.
    on July 3, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Kerry to chair UN Security Council meeting to push for implementation of Congo peace deal

    UNITED NATIONS — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will preside over a ministerial meeting of the U.N. Security Council later this month to push for implementation of a peace deal signed by 11 African nations to end years of fighting in eastern Congo.
    on July 3, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  3. Clean Energy Ministerial Releases CEM4 Roundtables Report

    Washington, DC -- The Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) has released a report summarizing key outcomes from the six public-private roundtables that were held as part of the fourth Clean Energy Ministerial ...
    on July 2, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. Cameron says: "It's only right, at a time when the country has to share in financial pain, that they make their sacrifice. So we will cut all Ministerial salaries by an immediate five per cent."
    on Sep 8, 2009 By: David Cameron Source: Money Marketing

  2. "Government must be more open and accountable to parliament ...... in decisions about peace and war, in public appointments and in a new ministerial code of conduct," said Brown.
    on May 11, 2007 By: Gordon Brown Source: Reuters

  3. In a statement, Mr Hain said: "The Cabinet Secretary stated that I complied fully with the Ministerial Code, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) exonerated me and now the Parliamentary authorities have also accepted that the mistakes I made were...
    on Jan 22, 2009 By: Peter Hain Source: Times Online

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