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emissaries

noun
plural of emissary

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1 a person sent on a mission to represent another
  • most of the industrialized nations of the world sent emissaries to the conference on global warming

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2 a person who tries secretly to obtain information for one country in the territory of another usually unfriendly country
  • the embassy's staff likely contains at least one emissary who reports to the home country's chief of intelligence

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“Emissaries.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/emissaries. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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