envoy extraordinary
noun see envoy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • envoy extraordinary — noun a diplomat having less authority than an ambassador • Syn: ↑envoy, ↑minister plenipotentiary • Hypernyms: ↑diplomat, ↑diplomatist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Envoy Extraordinary (novella) — infobox Book | name = Envoy Extraordinary title orig = translator = image caption = author = William Golding illustrator = cover artist = country = United Kingdom language = English series = genre = Novella publisher = Faber Faber release date =… …   Wikipedia

  • Envoy — may refer to:*an Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary *a Special Envoy *a diplomat in general *Envoy (WordPerfect), a document reader and document file format *GMC Envoy, a make of automobile * The Envoy , a 1982 album by Warren Zevon …   Wikipedia

  • envoy — envoy1 [än′voi΄, en′voi] n. [Fr envoyé < pp. of envoyer, to send < OFr envoier < en (L in), in + voie (L via: see VIA), way] 1. a messenger; agent 2. an agent sent by a government or ruler to transact diplomatic business; specif., a… …   English World dictionary

  • envoy — ► NOUN 1) a messenger or representative, especially one on a diplomatic mission. 2) (also envoy extraordinary) a minister plenipotentiary, ranking below ambassador and above chargé d affaires. ORIGIN from French envoyé sent …   English terms dictionary

  • envoy — n. 1) to dispatch an envoy 2) a personal envoy 3) an envoy extraordinary 4) an envoy to (our envoy to Paris) * * * [ envɔɪ] a personal envoy an envoy extraordinary to dispatch an envoy an envoy to (our envoy to Paris) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Envoy (title) — In diplomacy, an Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary is, under the terms of the Congress of Vienna of 1815, a diplomat of the second class, ranking between an Ambassador and a Minister Resident. Usually just referred to as a Minister …   Wikipedia

  • envoy — I. /ˈɛnvɔɪ / (say envoy) noun 1. a diplomatic agent of the second rank, next in dignity after an ambassador, commonly called minister (title in full: envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary). 2. a diplomatic agent. 3. any accredited… …   Australian English dictionary

  • envoy — envoy1 /en voy, ahn /, n. 1. a diplomatic agent. 2. any accredited messenger or representative. 3. Also called envoy extraordinary, minister plenipotentiary. a diplomatic agent of the second rank, next in status after an ambassador. [1635 45; < F …   Universalium

  • envoy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. diplomat, agent; messenger (see communication); postscript (see addition). II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. emissary, representative, intermediary, envoy extraordinary; see agent 1 , diplomat 1 . III (Roget s… …   English dictionary for students

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