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envoy
American English: /ˈɛnˌvɔɪ/
, /ˈɑnˌvɔɪ/
British English: /ˈɛnvɔɪ/

Translation of envoy in Spanish:

noun

  • enviado, (-da) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • In Ancient Egypt, the Pharaoh's messengers and diplomatic envoys carried with them the seal of the Pharaoh, production of which guaranteed the carrier free and unhindered passage throughout the region.
    • Notably, the document signaled that the new administration would eschew the use of special diplomatic envoys.
    • Such people, he deduced, were not socialists at all but ruthless envoys of a ‘mean state capitalism with the grab motive left intact’.

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