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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The work of a leader of religion; Building where the business of a government department is transacted; A government department under the direction of a superior..

Usage examples (33)
  • The introverted church is one which puts its own survival before its mission, its own identity above its task, its internal concerns before its apostolate, its rituals before...
  • He is studying for the ministry
  • See working in ministry is all about meeting needs and compromising and sacrificing to meet those needs.
  • The office of the ministry is an office to be magnified. for more
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