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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Bloomberg, currently the UN special envoy on cities and climate change, has also committed his philanthropical organization to donating $15 million in funding to the UN for climate-coordination efforts.
Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake met foreign envoys in Sri Lanka and appealed for assistance.
Russian Middle East envoy Mikhail Bogdanov said in an interview.
In the 1970s, President Nixon’s envoys threw their weight around over a strong U.S. dollar at a time some European currencies were weak.
The president of Cyprus has rebuked a United Nations envoy for speaking of a possible crisis over the ethnically divided country’s search for offshore oil and gas.
His grandfather, Mr. Davies, was a lawyer and diplomat, also serving as ambassador to Belgium and as a special envoy for President Harry S. Truman.
Todd Stern, Obama's special envoy for climate change, told me this week that while this is the intent of the Paris Agreement, countries are not legally bound to ratchet up their ambitions.
Once an agreement is reached, U.N. envoy Lakhdar Brahimi was prepared to travel immediately to Afghanistan to implement any deal, Fawzi said.
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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: 1635
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: a person who is sent by one government to represent it in dealing with another government
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