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persona non grata

noun [C not after the] uk   /pəˌsəʊ.nəˌnɒŋˈɡrɑː.tə/ us    /pɚˌsoʊ.nəˌnɑːnˈɡrɑː.t̬ə/ (plural personae non gratae)
specialized politics a person who is not wanted or welcome in a particular country, because they are unacceptable to its government: He was declared persona non grata and asked to leave the country within 48 hours.Unpleasant people in generalUnpleasant men someone who is not popular or accepted by others: From the look on their faces, I was obviously persona non grata.Unpleasant people in generalUnpleasant men
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