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A woman ambassador. See Usage Note at -ess.
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(æmˈbæs ə drɪs)

1. a woman who is an ambassador.
2. the wife of an ambassador.
usage: See -ess.
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Noun1.ambassadress - a woman ambassadorambassadress - a woman ambassador      
ambassador, embassador - a diplomat of the highest rank; accredited as representative from one country to another
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(o.f.) [æmˈbæsədrɪs] Nembajadora f
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