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  • nounperson in charge of church
  • nounperson high in government
  • verbhelp, serve

synonyms for minister

  • bishop
  • pastor
  • abbot
  • archbishop
  • archdeacon
  • chaplain
  • clergy
  • cleric
  • clerk
  • confessor
  • curate
  • deacon
  • dean
  • diocesan
  • divine
  • ecclesiastic
  • lecturer
  • missionary
  • monk
  • parson
  • preacher
  • prelate
  • priest
  • rector
  • reverend
  • shepherd
  • vicar
  • clergyperson
  • clerical
  • pulpiteer
See also synonyms for: ministering
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Suga often has been mentioned as one of many possible successors to Abe, especially in recent months as the prime minister scaled back public appearances and faced a series of political scandals involving friends and family.
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There was a large anti-government protest planned for December 19 at the Red Fort in Delhi, which is a historic monument from where the prime minister traditionally delivers a televised address to the nation on independence day.
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The policy, which granted exemptions on medical grounds, was backed by his minister for industry, science, and technology.
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When the prime minister says, “No country would find 173 billion barrels of oil in the ground and just leave them there,” he’s not wrong.
THE OIL SANDS TRIGGERED A HEATED GLOBAL DEBATE ON OUR ENERGY NEEDS. NOW, THEY COULD BE A SIGN OF WHAT’S TO COMEKDUNN6AUGUST 20, 2020FORTUNE
This past July, May was replaced as prime minister by Boris Johnson, her former Foreign Minister and, before that, the Mayor of London.
THE PRIME MINISTER WHO CRIED BREXIT (EP. 392)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 10, 2019FREAKONOMICS
But,” said the prime minister of Flatland, starting a difficulty, “who is to be greatest chief?
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He professed both to abominate and despise all mystery, refinement, and intrigue, either in a prince or a minister.
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One of her humours was to unite the son of her minister, with a niece of the widowed Queen of Saint Germain's.
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The minister's eye kept steady to one point; to raise the country he governed, to the utmost pinnacle of earthly grandeur.
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All that was necessary was a slight knowledge of a Cabinet Minister, and a smattering of schooling.
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