ambassadorial

ambassadorial
ambassador NOUN 1) a diplomat sent by a state as its permanent representative in a foreign country. 2) a representative or promoter of an activity.
DERIVATIVES ambassadorial adjective ambassadress noun.
ORIGIN Italian ambasciator, from Latin ambactus 'servant' .

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