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Meaning of “legation” in the English Dictionary

"legation" in British English

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legationnoun [C]

uk   us   /lɪˈɡeɪ.ʃən/ specialized
a ​group of ​officials who ​representtheirgovernment in a ​foreigncountry but who have less ​importance than an ​embassy: The UK has ​sent a legation to ​discusstrade and ​tariffs. the ​office in which these ​officialswork
(Definition of legation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “legation”
in Spanish legación, consulado…
in Vietnamese công sứ quán…
in Malaysian perwakilan diplomatik…
in Thai คณะทูต…
in French légation…
in German die Gesandtschaft…
in Chinese (Simplified) 公使, 公使代表团, 公使馆…
in Indonesian perwakilan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 公使, 公使代表團, 公使館…
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