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minister /ˈmɪnəstə, ˈmɪnɪstə $ -ər/ noun [countable]

(n.) وزیر ، وزیر مختار ، کشیش
(vi&vt.) .کمک کردن ، خدمت کردن ، پرستاری کردن ، بخش کردن ، قانون ـ فقه: وزیر ، خدمت کردن
- clergyman, cleric, parson, pastor, preacher, priest, rector, vicar
- attend, administer, cater to, pander to, serve, take care of, tend
English Thesaurus: priest, bishop, vicar, preacher, minister, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. minister1 S1 W1 /ˈmɪnəstə, ˈmɪnɪstə $ -ər/ noun [countable]
[Word Family: noun: ministry, minister; adjective: ministerial]
[Date: 1200-1300; Language: Old French; Origin: ministre, from Latin minister 'servant']

1. a politician who is in charge of a government department, in Britain and some other countries
minister of
the Minister of Agriculture
minister for
the Minister for Foreign Affairs
foreign/defence/finance etc minister
a meeting of EU foreign ministers
a senior Cabinet ministerPrime Minister

2. a priest in some Christian churches ⇒ pastor, vicar:
a Baptist minister

3. someone whose job is to represent their country in another country, but who is lower in rank than an ambassador

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. minister2 verb [intransitive]
to work as a priest:
Rev Wilson spent 20 years ministering in some of New York’s poorest areas.
minister to somebody/something phrasal verb formal
to give help to someone who need