envoy extraordinary


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Noun1.envoy extraordinary - a diplomat having less authority than an ambassadorenvoy extraordinary - a diplomat having less authority than an ambassador
diplomat, diplomatist - an official engaged in international negotiations
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envoy extraordinary

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His eminence cannot see the letter without the bearer of it," replied the young man; "but to convince you that I am really the bearer of a letter, see, here it is; and kindly add," continued he, "that I am not a simple messenger, but an envoy extraordinary.
Its owner, Sir William Hamilton, Britain's Envoy Extraordinary to Naples, first popularised interest in these ancient vessels during a period when large numbers were being excavated from cemeteries in the Roman Campagna.
The highlight of their visit was a sumptuous Chinese dinner at the White Gold House hosted by Ambassador Francisco Benedicto, erstwhile envoy extraordinary and plenipotentiary to Ottawa.
He has the rank of Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of I Class.