minister resident


plural ministers resident
: a diplomatic agent resident at a foreign court or seat of government and ranking below a minister plenipotentiary

Word History

First Known Use

1794, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of minister resident was in 1794

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Cite this Entry

“Minister resident.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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