subminister

noun
sub·min·is·ter | \ˈsəb-ˌmi-nə-stər \
variants: or sub-minister
plural subministers or sub-ministers

Definition of subminister 

: an assistant or subordinate minister Virtually every other country has a minister or subminister cabinet position for sport …— John MacAloon

First Known Use of subminister

1558, in the meaning defined above

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