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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A representative or agent. Someone who is sent to another country as an official representative.

Usage examples (38)
  • Several countries sent an envoy to the affected area to determine the need for assistance after the disaster.
  • The envoy is in civil dress, and leans upon his staff of command.
  • Meanwhile, up came an envoy from the approaching host, making for the city.
  • Incidentally, the U.N. envoy is Thai university professor Vitit Muntarbhorn. for more
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