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 special envoy post from the Office of Global Food Security, will be transferred to the U.S. Agency for International Development.
Mr. Greenblatt’s dogged approach is based on the correct calculation that the dialogue needs to continue anyway, said Martin S. Indyk, who served as special envoy for Israeli-Palestinian negotiations under Mr. Obama.
On Wednesday, Daniel Kammen, a university professor who also worked as a science envoy for the U.S. State Department, resigned from his government post, the Sacramento Bee reported.
The two U.S. envoys met with Kuwaiti officials on Monday.
The former envoy, Linda Howard, and her Australian husband, Russell Howard, were also found liable of trafficking another Ethiopian housekeeper five years ago, the Washington Post reports.
Sessions had also recused himself from involvement in the Russia investigations due to his connections with Moscow's U.S. envoy during the 2016 campaign, according to The Hill.
As with any group of American envoys at the time, there was implicit diplomacy at play.
Mr Trump has yet to appoint an assistant secretary of state for African affairs or a special envoy to Sudan and South Sudan.
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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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