Synonyms

1. envoy

noun. ['ˈɛnvɔɪ, ˈɑːnvɔɪ'] someone sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else.

Synonyms

  • legate
  • representative
  • emissary

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2. envoy

noun. ['ˈɛnvɔɪ, ˈɑːnvɔɪ'] a brief stanza concluding certain forms of poetry.

Synonyms

  • envoi

Antonyms

  • atypical
  • undemocratic

3. envoy

noun. ['ˈɛnvɔɪ, ˈɑːnvɔɪ'] a diplomat having less authority than an ambassador.

Synonyms

  • diplomat
  • minister plenipotentiary
  • envoy extraordinary

Example sentences of the word envoy


1. Noun, singular or mass
President Polk sent Slidell as envoy to Mexico City in 1845, although Velasco-Márquez argued that the Polk administration intended Slidell to fail, because they did not want a diplomatic solution.

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