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envoy

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1 a person sent on a mission to represent another
  • the president sent the secretary of state as his personal envoy to gain the support of the country's allies

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The first known use of envoy was in 1635

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“Envoy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/envoy. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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