Definition of ambassador in English:

ambassador

Line breaks: am¦bas|sa¦dor
Pronunciation: /amˈbasədə
 
/

noun

Derivatives

ambassadorial

Pronunciation: /ambasəˈdɔːrɪəl, amˈbas-/
adjective
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  • He then embarked upon a year in Prague, where his mother's ambassadorial connections secured a year-long internship as a trainee diplomat with the European Commission.
  • A wooden fence around the ambassadorial residence gives it privacy and a suburban hominess.
  • It is a great honour to learn that I have been given my first ambassadorial appointment.

ambassadorship

noun
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  • This post, in my judgment, will be one of the most consequential ambassadorships in American history.
  • We need to get our ambassadorship to the UN to help with reform.
  • He was rewarded with the ambassadorship to Italy - despite an astounding lack of diplomatic skills.

Origin

late Middle English: from French ambassadeur, from Italian ambasciator, based on Latin ambactus 'servant'.

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