Definition of “chargé d'affaires” - English Dictionary

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“chargé d'affaires” in British English

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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

(Definition of “chargé d'affaires” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)