Minister without Portfolio


Minister without Portfolio
Minister without Portfolio NOUN a government minister with cabinet status but not in charge of a specific department of state.

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  • Minister without portfolio — A minister without portfolio is either a government minister with no specific responsibilities or a minister that does not head a particular ministry. The sinecure position is particularly common in countries ruled by coalition governments and a… …   Wikipedia

  • minister without portfolio — noun (plural ministers without portfolios) : a member of a ministry to whom no special department is assigned * * * pl. ministers without portfolios. a minister of state who is not appointed to any specific department in a government. [1910 15] * …   Useful english dictionary

  • minister without portfolio — noun (plural ministers without portfolio) British a member of a ministry with no specific departmental responsibilities …   Australian English dictionary

  • minister without portfolio — minister who does not have a specific office …   English contemporary dictionary

  • minister without portfolio — pl. ministers without portfolios. a minister of state who is not appointed to any specific department in a government. [1910 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • minister without portfolio — noun A member of a government having the rank of cabinet minister, but not assigned to oversee a particular government department or other permanent area of responsibility …   Wiktionary

  • Minister without Portfolio — noun a government minister who has cabinet status, but is not in charge of a specific department of state …   English new terms dictionary

  • minister without portfolio — a member of the British government who does not have responsibility for any particular department …   English dictionary

  • Manager Without Portfolio — A manager in title only, that is, one who manages a function , but does not manage a staff .The term often applies to those holding managerial titles in small companies. E.g., the Marketing Manager or Human Resources Manager in a small enterprise …   Wikipedia

  • Manager without portfolio — A manager in title only, that is, one who manages a function, but does not manage a staff. The term often applies to those holding managerial titles in small companies. E.g., the marketing manager or human resources manager in a small enterprise… …   Wikipedia