ambassadorship


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am·bas·sa·dor

 (ăm-băs′ə-dər, -dôr′)
n.
1. A diplomatic official of the highest rank appointed and accredited as representative in residence by one government or sovereign to another, usually for a specific length of time.
2. A diplomatic official heading his or her country's permanent mission to certain international organizations, such as the United Nations.
3. An authorized messenger or representative.
4. An unofficial representative: ambassadors of goodwill.

[Middle English ambassadour, from Old French ambassadeur, from Medieval Latin ambactia, mission, from Latin ambactus, servant, ultimately of Celtic origin; see ag- in Indo-European roots.]

am·bas′sa·do′ri·al (-dôr′ē-əl) adj.
am·bas′sa·dor·ship′ n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ambassadorship - the post of ambassadorambassadorship - the post of ambassador    
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
Translations

ambassadorship

[æmˈbæsədəʃɪp] Nembajada f
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