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minister

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minister(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (religious)
a. el ministro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la ministra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The minister became well known for his controversial interpretations of the Bible in his sermons.El ministro era muy conocido por sus interpretaciones polémicas de la Biblia en sus sermones.
b. el pastor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la pastora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Juan's neighbors always sought moral advice from him as though he were a minister.Los vecinos de Juan siempre le pedían consejos morales como si fuera un pastor.
2. (politics) (United Kingdom)
a. el ministro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la ministra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The minister of finance explained that he would be investigating the accusations of the mayor's alleged embezzlement of funds.El ministro de finanzas explicó que investigaría las acusaciones de malversación de fondos del alcalde.
b. el secretario
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la secretaria
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
The minister of foreign affairs announced that the country would be opening its borders to allow for more trade.El secretario de asuntos exteriores anunció que el país abriría sus fronteras para fomentar el comercio.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (to take care of)
a. atender
She was considered a saint because she always ministered to the needs of the poor before her own.Era considerada una santa porque siempre atendía a las necesidades de los pobres antes que las suyas.
b. ocuparse
The chaplains and the nurses ministered to all the patients in hospice with extreme care.Los capellanes y los enfermeros se ocuparon de todos los pacientes en el hospicio con mucho cuidado.
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minister
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (politics)
a. el ministro(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la ministro(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Minister of Defence/Healthministro de Defensa/Sanidad
2. (religion)
a. el ministro de la Iglesia
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (general)
a.
to minister to somebodyocuparse de alguien
to minister to somebody's needsatender las necesidades de alguien
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minister [ˈmɪnɪstəʳ]
noun
1 (Pol) ministroaministra (m) (f);a ministra secretarioasecretaria (m) (f);a secretaria (Méx)
Prime Minister primeraprimera ministroaministra (m) (f);a primera a ministra the Minister for Education el/la MinistroaMinistra de Educación;a Ministra
2 (Rel) pastorapastora (m) (f);a pastora clérigoaclériga (m) (f);a clériga
note See culture box in entry church.
intransitive verb
to minister to sb atender a algn; to minister to sb's needs atender or satisfacer las necesidades de algn
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