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ambassador

am·bas·sa·dor

ambassador

 
 
pronunciation:
aem bae s dr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a high-ranking official sent by one nation to another either to carry out a specific diplomatic mission or to serve in residence there.
The Japanese ambassador met with the President at the White House.
synonyms:
diplomat, envoy
similar words:
dignitary, emissary, minister
definition 2: a diplomat appointed to represent a nation in an international organization.
She served as our ambassador at the United Nations.
synonyms:
diplomat, representative
similar words:
emissary, envoy, minister, plenipotentiary
definition 3: any authorized representative.
A group of writers and artists were sent to Korea as cultural ambassadors.
synonyms:
agent, delegate, emissary, envoy, representative
similar words:
attaché, legate, minister, official, plenipotentiary
derivations: ambassadorial (adj.), ambassadorially (adv.), ambassadorship (n.)
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