Examples of envoy in a Sentence
the president sent the secretary of state as his personal envoy to gain the support of the country's allies
one of the hostage takers was chosen as the group's envoy for all dealings with the authorities
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One senior Western envoy said that with no real coordination between military and civilian officials, weeks of flying back and forth to talk with them had come to nothing.
Haley was on the last leg of her first tour as US envoy to the UN, which also took her to Ethiopia and South Sudan.
In this April 11, 2011 photo, then U.S. envoy Chris Stevens attends meetings at the Tibesty Hotel where an African Union delegation was meeting with opposition leaders in Benghazi, Libya.
The hosts blamed bad weather and said the trip would be postponed until Oct. 2, even though the envoys had gathered at the airport in Yangon, Myanmar’s commercial capital, to board their flight.
Abukar Arman, Somalia’s former special envoy to the United States, wrote to me over Twitter.
Jacqueline Charles Miami Herald Mohammed will travel to Port-au-Prince, Haiti’s capital, with Josette Sheeran, the former head of the World Food Program whom Guterres appointed in June to serve as his special envoy to Haiti.
The Washington Post reports that Attorney General Jeff Sessions met with Russia's envoy twice in 2016 -- which Sessions didn't disclose in his confirmation hearing.
Clark, Eisenhower and Patton were all present in Casablanca, as was Robert Murphy, Roosevelt’s secret envoy to North Africa.
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Origin and Etymology of envoy
First Known Use: 1635See Words from the same year
Synonymsagent, delegate, emissary, ambassador, legate, minister, representative
Related Wordsambassadress; attaché, chargé d'affaires, consul, deputy, diplomat, foreign minister, nuncio, procurator, proxy; apostle, evangelist, missionary; deputation, detachment, legation; courier, messenger; mouthpiece, spokesperson
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