emissary emissary  /ˈɛ mə ˌsɛ ri/

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else

Usage(s):

  1. Mostly forgotten is her expansion of the role of First Lady as foreign emissary, on her own.
  2. The Emperor CEO now sent a emissary from the Rating Agency of his court to see how the men were getting on, and to ascertain whether the structured products would soon be ready.

News

  • Mali and Tuareg rebels sign accord

    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — Mali, which lost half its territory last year to a rebel invasion, signed an accord Tuesday with Tuareg separatists who still control the country's northernmost province, paving the way for the Malian military to return to the areas that remain under rebel control. The agreement, which was signed in front of reporters by two Tuareg representatives and an emissary of ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

Quotes

  1. Jackson said Wednesday: "I did not initiate nor authorize anyone, at any time, to promise anything to Gov. Blagojevich on my behalf. I never sent a message or an emissary to the governor to make an offer or to propose a deal about the US Senate...
    on Dec 10, 2008 By: Jesse Jackson Jr Source: FOXNews

  2. Jurors did hear wiretaps of a conversation between Blagojevich and his deputy governor about the approach involving Jackson, Jr. "We were approached, pay to play. That, you know he'd raise me 500 grand, an emissary came, then the other guy would...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Rod Blagojevich Source: MyFox Chicago

  3. "Our National Security Advisor (NSA) went to China as Prime Minister's emissary. I have not got a chance to discuss the issue with him yet. But we are closely watching what is happening," he said.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: SM Krishna Source: Economic Times

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