ministry


ministry
ministry (n.) late 14c., "function of a priest," from O.Fr. menistere "service, ministry; position, post, employment," and directly from L. ministerium "office, service, attendance, ministry," from minister (see MINISTER (Cf. minister) (n.)). Began to be used 1916 as name of certain departments in British government.

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