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“emissary” in British English

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emissarynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈem.ɪ.sər.i/ us /ˈem.ɪ.ser.i/ 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.

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

“emissary” in American English

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emissarynoun [ C ]

us /ˈem·əˌser·i/

a person sent by one government or political leader to another to deliver messages or to take part in discussions

(Definition of “emissary” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)