Definition of cultural attaché in English:

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cultural attaché

Pronunciation: /ˌkəlCH(ə)rəl ˌadəˈSHā/ Pronunciation: /ˌkəlCH(ə)rəl aˌtaˈSHā/


An embassy official whose function is to promote cultural relations between the home country and the foreign country.
Example sentences
  • Speaking about the event, the cultural attaché of the French Embassy says: ‘We have invited people over to experience the magic of the Centre Court where the matches are being played in Paris.’
  • In 1951, while he was serving as the cultural attaché at the Polish embassy in Paris, he defected.
  • Assassinations included the British cultural attaché in Athens, the British deputy high commissioner in Bombay and a Jordanian diplomat in Ankara.

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Syllabification: cul·tur·al at·ta·ché

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