ambassador-at-large

noun

am·​bas·​sa·​dor-at-large am-ˈba-sə-dər-ˈat-ˈlärj How to pronounce ambassador-at-large (audio)
əm-,
im-,
-ˌdȯr-,
-ˈbas-dər-
plural ambassadors-at-large
: a minister of the highest rank not accredited to a particular foreign government or sovereign

Word History

First Known Use

1868, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ambassador-at-large was in 1868

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“Ambassador-at-large.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ambassador-at-large. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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