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char·gé d'af·faires

 (shär-zhā′ də-fâr′, dä-)
n. pl. char·gés d'affaires (-zhā′, -zhāz′)
1. A diplomat who temporarily substitutes for an absent ambassador or minister.
2. A diplomat of the lowest rank, accredited by one government to the minister of foreign affairs of another.

[French : chargé, charged, in charge + de, with, of + affaires, affairs.]

chargé d'affaires

(ˈʃɑːʒeɪ dæˈfɛə; French ʃarʒe dafɛr)
n, pl chargés d'affaires (ˈʃɑːʒeɪ; -ʒeɪz; French ʃarʒe)
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the temporary head of a diplomatic mission in the absence of the ambassador or minister
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the head of a diplomatic mission of the lowest level
[C18: from French: (one) charged with affairs]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.charge d'affaires - the official temporarily in charge of a diplomatic mission in the absence of the ambassador
diplomat, diplomatist - an official engaged in international negotiations
Translations

chargé d'affaires

[ˈʃɑːʒeɪdæˈfɛəʳ] (chargés d'affaires (pl)) Nencargado m de negocios

chargé d'affaires

[ˈʃɑːrʒeɪdæˈfɛər] n
(= temporary head of mission) → chargé m d'affaires
(= head of minor mission) → chargé m d'affairescharge nurse n (British)infirmier/ière m/f en chef

chargé d'affaires

[ˈʃɑːʒeɪdæˈfɛəʳ] nincaricato d'affari
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