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legation

noun [C] uk   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
Translations of “legation”
in Vietnamese công sứ quán…
in Spanish legación, consulado…
in Thai คณะทูต…
in Malaysian perwakilan diplomatik…
in French légation…
in German die Gesandtschaft…
in Chinese (Traditional) 公使, 公使代表團, 公使館…
in Indonesian perwakilan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 公使, 公使代表团, 公使馆…
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