Definition of dignitary in English:

dignitary

Syllabification: dig·ni·tar·y
Pronunciation: /ˈdigniˌterē
 
/

noun (plural dignitaries)

Origin

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

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