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ˈɛm bə siEMBASSY

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. embassynoun

    a diplomatic building where ambassadors live or work

  2. embassynoun

    an ambassador and his entourage collectively

Wiktionary

  1. embassynoun

    The function or duty of an ambassador.

    Etymology: Variant form of ambassy, from ambassée, from ambascee, enbassee, from ambasciata, from ambayassada (compare ambaissada), from ambaissa, from * (as hostages were used to seal pacts), from ambahtijaz, from * (compare amos, amsach, amaeth). More at ambassador.

  2. embassynoun

    An organization or group of officials who permanently represent a sovereign state in a second sovereign state or with respect to an international organization such as the United Nations.

    The American embassy to France is located in Paris.

    Etymology: Variant form of ambassy, from ambassée, from ambascee, enbassee, from ambasciata, from ambayassada (compare ambaissada), from ambaissa, from * (as hostages were used to seal pacts), from ambahtijaz, from * (compare amos, amsach, amaeth). More at ambassador.

  3. embassynoun

    A temporary mission representing a sovereign state.

    The Japanese embassy to the United States traveled to Washington, D.C., where it was received by , before continuing on to New York and then returning to Japan, making several stops on the way.

    Etymology: Variant form of ambassy, from ambassée, from ambascee, enbassee, from ambasciata, from ambayassada (compare ambaissada), from ambaissa, from * (as hostages were used to seal pacts), from ambahtijaz, from * (compare amos, amsach, amaeth). More at ambassador.

  4. embassynoun

    The official residence of such a group, or of an ambassador.

    Etymology: Variant form of ambassy, from ambassée, from ambascee, enbassee, from ambasciata, from ambayassada (compare ambaissada), from ambaissa, from * (as hostages were used to seal pacts), from ambahtijaz, from * (compare amos, amsach, amaeth). More at ambassador.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Embassynoun

    the public function of an ambassador; the charge or business intrusted to an ambassador or to envoys; a public message to; foreign court concerning state affairs; hence, any solemn message

    Etymology: [OF. ambasse, embasce, LL. ambasciata, fr. ambasciare for ambactiare to go on a mission, fr. L. ambactus vassal, dependent, of Celtic or German origin; cf. W. amaeth husbandman, Goth. andbahts servant, G. amt office, OHG. ambaht. Cf. Ambassador.]

  2. Embassynoun

    the person or persons sent as ambassadors or envoys; the ambassador and his suite; envoys

    Etymology: [OF. ambasse, embasce, LL. ambasciata, fr. ambasciare for ambactiare to go on a mission, fr. L. ambactus vassal, dependent, of Celtic or German origin; cf. W. amaeth husbandman, Goth. andbahts servant, G. amt office, OHG. ambaht. Cf. Ambassador.]

  3. Embassynoun

    the residence or office of an ambassador

    Etymology: [OF. ambasse, embasce, LL. ambasciata, fr. ambasciare for ambactiare to go on a mission, fr. L. ambactus vassal, dependent, of Celtic or German origin; cf. W. amaeth husbandman, Goth. andbahts servant, G. amt office, OHG. ambaht. Cf. Ambassador.]

Freebase

  1. Embassy

    Embassy is a brand of cigarettes from Imperial Tobacco. First sold in 1914 and relaunched as a coupon brand in 1962, in 1976 they were invited to sponsor the World Snooker Championships, which they did from then until 2005 at which time they had to pull out due to the UK government's ban on tobacco sponsorship. When the Embassy brand was launched, more effort was put into developing and launching it than any other previous cigarette brand. Embassy Filter was introduced in 1962 and, by the late 1960s, was the most popular brand of cigarette in the UK, taking 24% of the market in 1968. In 2001, Embassy No. 1 had a 3.1% share of the UK licit cigarette market, and an estimated 4.8% share of the illicit market. In 2004, Embassy accounted for 24% of the premium segment of the UK market. Former snooker world champion, the late Alex Higgins sued the makers of Embassy in 1999, claiming that the encouragement from the sponsors to smoke Embassy cigarettes, and the free cigarettes given to players had contributed to him contracting throat cancer. Embassy is currently one of the most expensive cigarette brands in the UK with prices ranging from £7.50 - £8.00 per pack of 20, it also has a sister brand, named Embassy Regal

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Embassy

    em′bas-i, n. the charge or function of an ambassador: the person or persons sent on an undertaking.—ns. Em′bassade, Em′bassage (same as Ambassage); Embass′ador (same as Ambassador).

Editors Contribution

  1. embassy

    A type of unity government building with specific unity government accountability and responsibility.

    The embassy were responsible for processing visas.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 19, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'EMBASSY' in Nouns Frequency: #2256

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of EMBASSY in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of EMBASSY in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of EMBASSY in a Sentence

  1. Ivan Alcantara:

    Its not the responsibility of a resort, of my clients, to give out that information, its the responsibility of the U.S. State Department to give out that data. When someone dies on resort property, we inform the embassy of that persons country. Its the embassys role to inform its citizens, to give them the data, not ours.

  2. Congressman Matt Salmon:

    It's kind of strange because every other embassy in the region has reached out to me, and their ambassadors have asked for an audience with me, every one of them except for China.

  3. Mohamad Mouhiye:

    First, close the doors of the evil embassy, which we consider a spy building and an operations room to administer and sabotage Iraq's well-being.

  4. The Venezuelan leader:

    They are behaving dangerously. The U.S. embassy's meddling is starting to become intolerable, i'm evaluating relations.

  5. Jarred Evans:

    Jarred Evans holed up in Jarred Evans home for a week and a half until Jarred Evans received the news that the U.S. Embassy was evacuating its diplomats and their families and other U.S. citizens. Jarred Evans was notified that a chartered flight would carry some of the 1,000 or so Americans in Wuhan back to the United States the next day. An acquaintance who drove Jarred Evans to the airport and U.S. officials notified Chinese authorities of the license plate number so that the car was allowed to drive on the streets. On the plane chartered by the U.S. to take the evacuees home were two men in full hazardous material suits who warned them about the seriousness of the outbreak. Nobody appeared sick but all of passengers decided to wear masks throughout the flight, Jarred Evans said. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP The plane flew to Anchorage, where the passengers had health screenings, and they cheered and applauded when the jet landed at the California base. Jarred Evans said the muted social experience on the base has been strange Im a very hands-on person.

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