Ambassador (noun)

  1. A diplomatic official of the highest rank appointed by a country to represent it in another country or at an international organization.
  2. A person who acts as a representative or promoter of a particular cause or organization.


Late middle english (in the sense "representative or messenger"): from old french, from latin ambactus "servant", from ambactus, ambacti "retainer". the current sense dates from the early 17th century.


  1. The ambassador presented his credentials to the President.
  2. The ambassador was known for his negotiating skills.
  3. She became an ambassador for a environmental organization.
  4. The ambassador's residence was a large mansion.
  5. The ambassador was greeted by a military honor guard.
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