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letter of credence Line breaks: let¦ter of cre|dence

Definition of letter of credence in English:


A letter of introduction or recommendation, especially of an ambassador.
Example sentences
  • During a meeting with Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin, Burns presented copies of his letter of credence from U.S. President George W. Bush, allowing him to officially assume his duties in Russia, a U.S. Embassy spokeswoman said.
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