chargé d'affaires Definition in British English Dictionary
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chargé d'affairesnoun [C]

uk   /ˌʃɑː.ʒeɪ dæfˈeər/  us   /ˌʃɑːr.ʒeɪ dæfˈer/ (plural chargés d'affaires uk   /ˌʃɑː.ʒeɪ dæfˈeər/  us   /ˌʃɑːr.ʒeɪ dæfˈer/ )
a person who represents the leader of his or her government, either temporarily while the ambassador is away, or permanently in a country where there is no ambassador: the Belgian chargé d'affaires/the chargé d'affaires for Belgium
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