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legationnoun [C]

uk   /lɪˈɡeɪ.ʃən/ us   /lɪˈɡeɪ.ʃən/ specialized
a group of officials who represent their government in a foreign country but who have less importance than an embassy: The UK has sent a legation to discuss trade and tariffs.
the office in which these officials work
(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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