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"ambassador" in British English

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ambassadornoun [C]

uk   /æmˈbæs.ə.dər/  us   /-dɚ/
B2 an ​importantofficial who ​works in a ​foreigncountryrepresenting his or her own ​country there, and who is ​officiallyaccepted in this ​position by that ​country: The UK's ambassador in Moscow has ​refused to ​comment. She's a ​former ambassador to the United States. Late last ​night, the ​French ambassador was ​summoned to the Foreign ​Office to ​discuss the ​crisis.

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(Definition of ambassador from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ambassador" in American English

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ambassadornoun [C]

 us   /æmˈbæs·ə·dər/
an ​official who ​represents his or her own ​country in a ​foreigncountry: the US ambassador to Sweden
(Definition of ambassador from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ambassador”
in Korean 대사…
in Arabic سَفير…
in Malaysian duta…
in French ambassadeur, drice…
in Russian посол…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大使…
in Italian ambasciatore, -trice…
in Turkish büyükelçi, diplomat, sefir…
in Polish ambasador…
in Spanish embajador, embajadora…
in Vietnamese Đại sứ…
in Portuguese embaixador, -ora…
in Thai เอกอัครราชทูต…
in German der/die Botschafter(in)…
in Catalan ambaixador, -a…
in Japanese (他国に駐在する)大使…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大使…
in Indonesian duta besar…
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