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ministerial adj
1 of or relating to a minister of religion or the minister's office; "ministerial duties"
2 of or relating to a government minister or ministry; "ministerial decree"

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  • /ˌmɪn.əˈstiɹ.i.əl/


  1. Related to a religious minister or ministry.
  2. Related to a governmental minister or ministry.
  3. Having the power to wield delegated executive authority.
  4. Serving as an instrument or means.


* instrumental

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