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
Recent Examples of envoy from the Web
Dozens of countries including Britain and the United States have expelled over 150 Russian diplomats because of the incident, while Russia has retaliated by expelling foreign envoys.
During a tense United Nations Security Council meeting on Monday, Russia's UN envoy asked the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to fly to Syria immediately and begin investigations in Douma on Tuesday morning.
Bourita said he was encouraged by steps taken by the secretary-general’s new personal envoy for Western Sahara, former German President Horst Koeler, to relaunch political negotiations with the Polisario Front.
Later, a hit on Snopes told me that this same group hacked Twitter accounts of Greta Van Susteren, Eric Bolling, the president of the World Economic Forum, and an Indian envoy to the UN.
Russia had vowed retaliation after the U.S., NATO and 25 allies including Germany and France expelled almost 130 Russian diplomats this week in support of the U.K., which kicked out 23 Kremlin envoys on March 14.
The Koreas agreed to a summit when Moon's envoys visited Kim in Pyongyang earlier this month.
Experienced envoys have retired or resigned in droves.
Hoping to build on the goodwill established during the Winter Olympic Games, South Korean president Moon Jae-in sent diplomatic envoys to Pyongyang for talks with the Kim regime this week.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'envoy.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Origin and Etymology of envoy
First Known Use: 1635See Words from the same year
ENVOY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of envoy for English Language Learners
: a person who is sent by one government to represent it in dealing with another government
ENVOY Defined for Kids
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up envoy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).