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dignitary

Saltos de línea: dig¦ni|tary
Pronunciación: /ˈdɪɡnɪt(ə)ri
 
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Definición de dignitary en inglés:

sustantivo (plural dignitaries)

A person considered to be important because of high rank or office: the guests included former shareholders, local dignitaries, and many of the people directly involved with the project I presented bouquets to visiting dignitaries at my prep school
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • As with Tours in the past, it is hoped to have a number of local dignitaries present to start off this year's event.
  • Councillors and local dignitaries invited to the opening were equally enthused by the new centre.
  • These words were spoken by important dignitaries and by ordinary men and women.
Sinónimos
grandee, important person, VIP, very important person, notable, notability, worthy, personage, luminary, public figure, pillar of society, leading light, leader, panjandrum;
famous person, distinguished person, eminent person, eminence, celebrity, celebutante, personality, name, big name, household name, star, superstar
British informal nob

Origen

late 17th century: from dignity, on the pattern of the pairs propriety, proprietary.

Words that rhyme with dignitary

primogenitary

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