superminister

noun
su·​per·​min·​is·​ter | \ ˌsü-pər-ˈmi-nə-stər How to pronounce superminister (audio) \
variants: or super-minister
plural superministers or super-ministers

Definition of superminister

: a government minister who has authority over other ministers or departments … indicated that he has overall coordinating responsibilities as a sort of superminister for economic affairs.— Richard Holbrooke [Narenda] Modi [prime minister of India] said he would appoint super-ministers to make ministries coordinate better.— Reuters

First Known Use of superminister

1854, in the meaning defined above

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