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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone sent on a trip with a purpose--especially a religious or charitable visit to a foreign country.

Usage examples (36)
  • Adjective : the missionary efforts of political fanatics
  • The acquaintance of Mrs Esselmont and the minister had commenced soon after the coming of Mr Hume -- then little more than a lad -- a "missioner" to Nethermuir.
  • According to the missioner, there are many Christians in the Irrawaddy delta.
  • In 1587 he was sent by his superiors into Turkey, to labor as a missioner among the for more
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