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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But both Russian envoy Sergey Lavrov and Putin himself have said Trump seemed to accept or agree with the Russian President’s denial of any involvement.
U.S. envoy Robert Oakley has an ambitious if arguably naïve plan to negotiate peace among the warring clans and rebuild the country’s police force and infrastructure.
The attendees included Ambassador Joseph Yun, the U.S. special envoy who traveled to Pyongyang to bring Warmbier back, and U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, a Republican from the Cincinnati area.
Jennifer Reynolds, bwtech's director of venture creation, and Andy Williams, formerly the U.K.'s first cyber trade envoy to the U.S., will lead the center.
At least one Trump administration official will attend Warmbier’s memorial service on Thursday: Joseph Yun, a State Department special envoy who was key to securing Warmbier’s release.
And prospects look dim for Kushner and his envoy, Jason Greenblatt.
For the couple, acting as envoys abroad, where they will likely be respected and revered and covered like celebrities, is a smart move, too, as the going gets even tougher for them in Washington.
Josette Sheeran’s appointment as a high-level envoy for Haiti cholera was announced Tuesday by U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.
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Origin and Etymology of envoy
French envoyé, from past participle of envoyer to send, from Old French enveier
First Known Use: 1635See Words from the same year
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Definition of envoy for English Language Learners
: a person who is sent by one government to represent it in dealing with another government
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