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legates

noun
plural of legate

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a person sent on a mission to represent another
  • the legate was charged with a list of objectives to accomplish on behalf of his country

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“Legates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/legates. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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