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dignitary

dig nuh te ree

  • n  an important or influential (and often overbearing) person

  • Guillermo Arias AP But with nary a gringo dignitary in sight, Mexican officials carried out a less dazzling but nonetheless remarkable operation last weekend that should .
  • Sometimes the White House will purchase a beverage from a visiting dignitary's home country.
  • At the request of the Egyptians, the banners and flags normally put up to celebrate a visiting dignitary were omitted, and the sidewalks were cleared of people as Nasser drove to .
News & Articles

  • Congratulations to Seacoast graduates
    This evening, to the sound of well-deserved applause from friends and family, high school seniors will stride across a stage, shake a dignitary's hand and accept their high school diplomas.
    June 15, 2013 - Portsmouth Herald
  • Caps off to the class of 2013
    This evening, to the sound of well-deserved applause from friends and family, high school seniors will stride across the stage, shake a dignitary's hand and accept their high school diplomas.
    June 14, 2013 - Exeter News-Letter
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in CNN International
    Sitting next to Aso in the White House, Obama said: "The friendship between the United States and Japan is extraordinarily important. It is for that reason that the prime minister is the first foreign dignitary to visit me in the Oval Office."
  • Mukesh Kumar in Oneindia
    The team must have taken the food from a good store knowing fully well that it is meant for high profile dignitary. So, we have asked that the shop should be sealed and action should be taken,said Mukesh Kumar Mesram, Kanpur District Magistrate.
  • Joe Knollenberg in New York Times Blogs (blog)
    America must speak with one voice against our terrorist enemies,Rep. Joe Knollenberg, R-Mich., said in a statement from his office. "It sends a fundamentally troubling message when an American dignitary is engaged in dialogue with...

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