Definition of non-ministerial in English:

non-ministerial

adjective

  • Not relating to the role of a government minister.

    • ‘Ofsted is a non-ministerial government department established under the Education Act 1992 to take responsibility for the inspection of all schools in England.’
    • ‘For non-ministerial appointments, nominated by worker and sectoral interests, female representation was ‘almost non-existent’, he said.’
    • ‘The childcare amenity at the Waterfold Business Park hotel scored almost the highest marks possible from the non-ministerial Government department, which is responsible for delivering and raising education standards.’

Pronunciation

non-ministerial

/nɒnmɪnɪˈstɪərɪəl/