ministration

  • 1Ministration — Min is*tra tion, n. [L. ministratio, fr. ministrare.] The act of ministering; service; ministry. The days of his ministration. Luke i. 23. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2ministration — (n.) mid 14c., the action of ministering or serving, from O.Fr. ministration or directly from L. ministrationem (nom. ministratio), noun of action from pp. stem of ministrare to serve (see MINISTER (Cf. minister) (v.)) …

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  • 3ministration — index administration, aid (help), aid (subsistence), attendance, behalf, bureaucracy, direction …

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  • 4ministration — ► NOUN 1) (ministrations) chiefly formal or humorous the provision of assistance or care. 2) the services of a minister of religion or of a religious institution. 3) the action of administering the sacrament. DERIVATIVES ministrant noun …

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  • 5ministration — [min΄is trā′shən] n. [ME ministracion < L ministratio < pp. of ministrare, to MINISTER] 1. MINISTRY (sense 2a) 2. administration, as of a sacrament 3. the act or an instance of giving help or care; service ministrative adj …

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  • 6ministration — ministrative, adj. /min euh stray sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of ministering care, aid, religious service, etc. 2. an instance of this. [1300 50; ME ministracioun < L ministration (s. of ministratio) service, equiv. to ministrat(us) (ptp. of&#8230; …

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  • 7ministration — n. 1 (usu. in pl.) aid or service (the kind ministrations of his neighbours). 2 ministering, esp. in religious matters. 3 (usu. foll. by of) the supplying (of help, justice, etc.). Derivatives: ministrant adj. & n. ministrative adj. Etymology: ME …

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  • 8ministration — noun Date: 14th century the act or process of ministering …

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  • 9ministration — noun the act of ministering …

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  • 10ministration — Synonyms and related words: aid, assistance, attendance, benefit, comfort, ease, employ, employment, good offices, help, ministry, office, offices, peonage, protection, relief, remedy, rescue, serfdom, service, servitium, servitorship, servitude …

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  • 11ministration — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. assistance, help, support; see aid 1 …

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  • 12ministration — min·is·tra·tion || ‚mɪnɪ streɪʃn n. service, aid, care, attention, treatment; performance of ministerial duties …

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  • 13ministration — noun 1》 (usu. ministrations) formal or humorous the provision of assistance or care. 2》 the services of a minister of religion or of a religious institution.     ↘the action of administering the sacrament. Derivatives ministrant noun …

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  • 14ministration — n. 1. Agency, instrumentality. 2. Service, ecclesiastical function …

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  • 15ministration — n 1. supervision, stewardship, care, administration, superintendence, protectorship; direction, regulation, management, government, conduct, execution. 2. aid, aidance, help, assistance, cooperation, coad juvancy, Obs. opitulation; support,&#8230; …

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  • 16ministration — min·is·tra·tion …

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  • 17ministration — min•is•tra•tion [[t]ˌmɪn əˈstreɪ ʃən[/t]] n. the administration of care, aid, or religious service min′is•tra tive, adj …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18ministration — /mɪnəsˈtreɪʃən/ (say minuhs trayshuhn) noun 1. the act of ministering care, aid, religious service, etc. 2. an instance of it. –ministrative /ˈmɪnəstrətɪv/ (say minuhstruhtiv), adjective …

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  • 19ministrant — ministration ► NOUN 1) (ministrations) chiefly formal or humorous the provision of assistance or care. 2) the services of a minister of religion or of a religious institution. 3) the action of administering the sacrament. DERIVATIVES ministrant&#8230; …

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  • 20Patriarch Moses (Koulik) — Patriarch Moses Patriarch Moses is a Patriarch in the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church. He was born May 3, 1962 and given a secular birth name of Oleh Kulyk. On June 17–19, 2005 he was officially elevated to the rank of Patriarch of Kyiv&#8230; …

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