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Meaning of persona grata*

per•so•na gra•ta

Pronunciation: (per-sō'nä grä'tä Eng. p&schwar-sō'n&schwa grä't&schwa, grā't&schwa, grat'&schwa), [key]
— pl. per•so•nae gra•tae
  1. an acceptable person, esp. a diplomatic representative acceptable to the government to which he or she is accredited.
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