ambassador: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (am-bas'u-dur, -dôr"), [key]
- a diplomatic official of the highest rank, sent by one sovereign or state to another as its resident representative
- a diplomatic official of the highest rank sent by a government to represent it on a temporary mission, as for negotiating a treaty.
- a diplomatic official serving as permanent head of a country's mission to the United Nations or some other international organization.
- an authorized messenger or representative. Abbr.: Amb., amb.
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