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Definition of emissary noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    emissary

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈɛməˌsɛri//
     
    (pl. emissaries) (formal)
     
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  1. 1a person who is sent to deliver an official message, especially from one country to another, or to perform a special task synonym envoy
  2. 2 the King's special emissary
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: emissary