Definition of 'envoy'
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He is made Middle East peace envoy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We need our trade envoy to be squeaky clean. The Sun (2011)One of the ringleaders is expected to be offered a trade envoy role. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But his tenure as special trade envoy has not been a success. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Moscow expelled four British envoys in retaliation. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He had known for some time where his detention of the British envoys would lead. The Barefoot Emperor: An Ethiopian Tragedy (2007)It has been a busy week in which she has reinvented herself as an international peace envoy and set aside the day job. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She is in no doubt that the Duke should have more influence over business deals than his role as a government trade envoy allows. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There may also be a case for a modest reduction in the number of ministers and special envoys - another growth area in recent years. Times, Sunday Times (2009) British envoys in Washington are not asked to pay American taxes. The Sun (2006)It becomes a Middle East peace envoy. The Sun (2014)Has anyone seen anything of our Middle East peace envoy? Times, Sunday Times (2014)This year the Conservatives have their newly appointed trade union envoy attending the TUC. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The PM also announced eight new trade envoys and an 8 million project to help smaller firms set up abroad. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'envoy'
British English: envoy NOUN
An envoy is someone who is sent as a representative from one government or political group to another.
He was a presidential envoy on a special mission to Latin America.
Definition of envoy from the Collins English Dictionary
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