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Oxford dictionary definition of the word minister:
1(in certain countries) a head of a government department:
the Defence Minister
2 (also minister of religion) a member of the clergy, especially in the Presbyterian and Nonconformist Churches:
a minister of the Lutheran church
a Unitarian minister
(also minister general) the superior of some religious orders.
3a diplomatic agent, usually ranking below an ambassador, representing a state or sovereign in a foreign country.
1 (minister to) attend to the needs of (someone):
her doctor was busy ministering to the injured
2act as a minister of religion:
will these women be permitted to minister as priests?
[with object] administer (a sacrament):
bishops in England were faced with a loss of priests to minister the sacraments
Middle English (in sense 2 of the noun); also in the sense ‘a person acting under the authority of another’): from Old French ministre (noun), ministrer (verb), from Latin minister ‘servant’, from minus ‘less’