Meaning of ministerial


Pronunciation: (min"u-stēr'ē-ul), [key]
— adj.
  1. pertaining to the ministry of religion, or to a minister or other member of the clergy.
  2. pertaining to a ministry or minister of state.
  3. pertaining to or invested with delegated executive authority.
  4. of ministry or service.
  5. serving as an instrument or means; instrumental.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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