from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A chief commissioner or one of high rank.
- n. A chief representative of the government of one country who is assigned to an ambassadorial post in another country.
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- n. a senior diplomat from one country to another who is assigned ambassadorial rank
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