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dignitary

dig·ni·tar·y

dignitary

 
 
pronunciation:
dIg nih teI ri
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: dignitaries
definition: one who holds a high office or rank.
On the stage sat the chancellor and other dignitaries of the university.The foreign dignitaries will be arriving soon for the state dinner with the President.
similar words:
majesty
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