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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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of dignitary

plural

dignitaries

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

dignitary

adjective

Examples of dignitary in a sentence

  1. The dinner was attended by many foreign dignitaries.



1603

First Known Use of dignitary

1603

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DIGNITARY Defined for Kids

dignitary

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noun dig·ni·tary \ˈdig-nə-ˌter-ē\

Definition of dignitary for Students

plural

dignitaries

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




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