Definitions and translations for "ambassador"

Definition of ambassador

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1. A minister of the highest rank sent to a foreign court to represent there his sovereign or country. (Sometimes called ambassador-in-residence)
2. An official messenger and representative.
3. A corporate representative, often the public face of the company.
4. A trick to duck some ignorant fellow or landsman, frequently played on board ships in the warm latitudes. It is thus managed: A large tub is filled with water, and two stools placed on each side of it. Over the whole is thrown a tarpaulin, or old sail: this is kept tight by two persons, who are to represent the king and queen of a foreign country, and are seated on the stools. The person intended to be ducked plays the Ambassador, and after repeating a ridiculous speech dictated to him, is led in great form up to the throne, and seated between the king and queen, who rising suddenly as soon as he is seated, he falls backwards into the tub of water.
5. In English the preferred construction is ambassador to , example: The French ambassador to the United States.
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English - English - ambassador

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n. diplomatic official sent to a state as a representative of another state

English - Spanish - ambassador

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s. embajador, diplomático oficial enviado a un país representando a otro país

English - French - ambassador

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n. ambassadeur, représentant permanent d'un Etat auprès d'un Etat étranger (personne ayant le titre de diplomate)

English - German - ambassador

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n. Botschafter; Repräsentant, Gesandter

English - Indonesian - ambassador

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n. duta besar, dubes, mahaduta, aryaduta

English - Italian - ambassador

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s. ambasciatore; rappresentante

English - Polish - ambassador

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n. ambasador, poseł

English - Portuguese - ambassador

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s. embaixador

English - Romanian - ambassador

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n. ambasador, reprezentant, sol

English - Russian - ambassador

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с. посол, посланец, вестник, представитель

English - Turkish - ambassador

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i. büyükelçi, elçi, temsilci

English - Ukrainian - ambassador

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n. посол, посланник, посланець, вісник, посередник

English - Dutch - ambassador

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zn. ambassadeur, diplomatieke ambtenaar die door een land naar een ander land wordt gezonden om zijn vaderland te vertegenwoordigen

English - Greek - ambassador

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ουσ. πρεσβευτής

English - Arabic - ambassador

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‏سفير، سفيرة، رسول مفوض‏

English - Chinese - ambassador

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(名) 大使; 使者, 代表; 使节

English - Chinese - ambassador

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(名) 大使; 使者, 代表; 使節

English - Hindi - ambassador

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n. राज-दूत

English - Japanese - ambassador

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(名) 大使

English - Korean - ambassador

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명. 대사

English - Vietnamese - ambassador

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n. đại sứ, sứ giả
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Synonyms for ambassador
representative: emissary, delegate, proxy, deputy, substitute, envoy