Definitions

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  • noun government The position held by a minister

Etymologies

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minister +‎ -ship

Examples

  • Whatever happens this summer, his prime ministership is likely to come to an end within two years.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • Party spokesman Manish Tewari, however, said in reply to questions that this does not mean that Congress has given up its claim to chief ministership which is being sought by Shibu Soren-led JMM virtually as a pre-condition for support.

    Daily News & Analysis

  • Her government's other big-ticket item, the rollout of a national broadband network, is a holdover from Mr. Rudd's abbreviated prime ministership.

    When Julia Gillard Went to Canberra

  • Mr. Maehara comes with policy and political baggage of his own, such as support for Keynesian stimulus and the fact that he was forced to resign his ministership in March amid a campaign funding scandal.

    Noda Gets the Nod

  • Monti confirmed he would take on the prime ministership after two days of consultations.

    Mario Monti appoints technocrats to steer Italy out of economic crisis

  • For Mr. Gilani, charges of contempt of court could cost him his prime ministership.

    A Hostage in Pakistan

  • Now, with the potential power to return Nouri al-Maliki (for whom he has no love) to the prime ministership, he is evidently insisting that Washington retain not a single future base in Iraq -- and the Obama administration is twitching with discomfort.

    Tom Engelhardt: Handicapping the Global Midterms: Winners and Losers

  • Anti-Americanism has not lessened with the Obama presidency or the Cameron prime-ministership.

    They Never Got Over Yorktown

  • None of the current contenders for the prime ministership is going to propose anything remotely like this platform.

    A New Plan for Japan

  • Now, with the potential power to return Nouri al-Maliki (for whom he has no love) to the prime ministership, he is evidently insisting that Washington retain not a single future base in Iraq -- and the Obama administration is twitching with discomfort.

    Tom Engelhardt: Handicapping the Global Midterms: Winners and Losers

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