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dignitary

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noun dig·ni·tary \ˈdig-nə-ˌter-ē, -ˌte-rē\

Simple Definition of dignitary

  • : a person who has a high rank or an important position

Full Definition of dignitary

plural dig·ni·tar·ies

  1. :  one who possesses exalted rank or holds a position of dignity or honor

dignitary adjective

Examples of dignitary

  1. The dinner was attended by many foreign dignitaries.



1603

First Known Use of dignitary

1603

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dignitary

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noun dig·ni·tary \ˈdig-nə-ˌter-ē\

Definition of dignitary

plural dig·ni·tar·ies

  1. :  a person of high position or honor <The President met with dignitaries from other countries.>




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