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Embassy

Meanings and phrases

embassy

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a diplomatic building where ambassadors live or work
  2. an ambassador and his entourage collectively

sent an embassy

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Alyattes immediately sent an embassy to Miletus and agreed a peace treaty.
  • In 1077 AD, king Chulien (Chola) Ti-hua-kialo sent an embassy to Chinese court for promoting trade.
  • The Arab Islamic Caliph Uthman Ibn Affan (r. 644-656) sent an embassy to the Tang court at Chang'an.

embassy staff

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Belarus also withdrew its ambassador and all of its embassy staff from Sweden.
  • This was followed by the expulsion of ten other U.S. embassy staff from Minsk in late April.
  • Two embassy staff members were alleged to have encourage Filipino migrant workers to leave their employers.
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