ambassador-at-large

[ am-bas-uh-der-uh t-lahrj, -dawr ]
/ æmˈbæs ə dər ətˈlɑrdʒ, -ˌdɔr /

noun, plural am·bas·sa·dors-at-large.

an ambassador who is not assigned to a particular diplomatic post but is appointed on a special mission.

Origin of ambassador-at-large

First recorded in 1905–10
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