adj. of diplomacy; of the office of an emissary; of the job of an emissary

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • legationary — See legation. * * * …   Universalium

  • legation — legationary /li gay sheuh ner ee/, adj. /li gay sheuhn/, n. 1. a diplomatic minister and staff in a foreign mission. 2. the official headquarters of a diplomatic minister. 3. the office or position of a legate; mission. [1425 75; late ME legacion …   Universalium

  • legation — /ləˈgeɪʃən / (say luh gayshuhn) noun 1. the office or position of a legate. 2. (formerly) a diplomatic mission of lesser rank than an embassy. {late Middle English, from Latin lēgātio embassy} –legationary, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

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