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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This pursuit of justice was Schwan's leitmotif as her career morphed from professor of political science to president of the German-Polish Viadrina University that sprang up when the cold war thawed to Berlin’s envoy for Polish-German relations.
More importantly, perhaps, the special envoy for North Korea abruptly retired in February, reportedly over policy differences with the White House, and has not been replaced.
The envoy who delivered it, Kim Yong-chol, is seen as one of Kim Jong-un’s closest advisers and worked for Kim Jong-il, as well.
The envoy from Pyongyang hand-delivered a letter to Trump from the North Korean leader, after a day of talks in New York with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
An economist by education, Sanchez was chief of cabinet to the United Nations envoy to Bosnia, Carlos Westendorp, in the late 1990s.
Putin's envoy to Syria, Alexander Lavrentyev, said the Russian leader was referring to Iranian forces.
In the earlier black-and-white photo from Beijing, the representatives from the West cut a striking contrast with the elderly envoys of the Qing dynasty.
Their plan to pose as Chinese envoys very predictably fails, especially since the Shogun appears to be pulling a Bernard and leaking cortical fluid out of his ears.
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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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