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emissary

noun [C] uk   /ˈem.ɪ.sər.i/  us   /-ser-/ formal
a person sent by one government or political leader to another to take messages or to take part in discussions: He flew to China as the personal emissary of the President.
Translations of “emissary”
in Vietnamese sứ thần…
in Spanish emisario, mensajero…
in Thai ผู้แทนทางการทูต…
in Malaysian emisari…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使者, 特使, 密使…
in Indonesian utusan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使者, 特使, 密使…
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