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embassy

noun [C]  /ˈem·bə·si/ us  
the group of people who officially represent their country in a foreign country, or the building they work in: I’ll be working at the American embassy in Paris.
Translations of “embassy”
in Korean 대사관…
in Arabic سِفارة…
in French ambassade…
in Turkish elçilik, elçilik görevlileri…
in Italian ambasciata…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大使館全體人員,使館館員, 大使館…
in Russian посольство…
in Polish ambasada…
in Spanish embajada…
in Portuguese embaixada…
in German die Botschaft…
in Catalan ambaixada…
in Japanese 大使館…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大使馆全体人员,使馆馆员, 大使馆(指馆舍)…
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