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minister

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1 a person sent on a mission to represent another
  • the British ministers at the international peace conference

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2 a person specially trained and authorized to conduct religious services in a Christian church
  • our minister gives an interesting sermon every week

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The first known use of minister was in the 14th century

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“Minister.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/minister. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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