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EMISSARY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does emissary mean? 

EMISSARY (noun)
  The noun EMISSARY has 1 sense:

1. someone sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else

  Familiarity information: EMISSARY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EMISSARY (noun)


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Meaning:

Someone sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

emissary; envoy

Hypernyms ("emissary" is a kind of...):

representative (a person who represents others)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "emissary"):

legate; official emissary (a member of a legation)


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