a body of people entrusted with a mission to a sovereign or government, especially an ambassador and their staff.
the official headquarters of an ambassador.
the function or office of an ambassador.
a mission headed by an ambassador.
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How to use embassy in a sentence
That means that only the Stars and Stripes should fly over our embassies in foreign countries.Marjorie Taylor Greene backs legislation to ban Pride flags at U.S. embassies | Chris Johnson | February 1, 2021 | Washington Blade
Blinken during his confirmation hearing also said he would once again allow ambassadors to fly Pride flags at their embassies.Senate confirms Antony Blinken as next secretary of state | Michael K. Lavers | January 26, 2021 | Washington Blade
Blinken told Markey he would once again allow ambassadors to fly Pride flags at their embassies if confirmed to succeed Pompeo.Blinken pledges to ‘repudiate’ State Department human rights commission | Michael K. Lavers | January 20, 2021 | Washington Blade
Adelson, a driving force in the effort to relocate the embassy, pledged millions of dollars to the State Department to help pay for a new building.Sheldon Adelson, casino magnate who influenced policy from D.C. to Jerusalem, dies at 87 | Donald Frazier | January 12, 2021 | Washington Post
In 2012, a bomb attached to an Israeli diplomat’s car in New Delhi exploded, wounding an embassy staff member.
The 2001 grand jury indictment named 21 suspects as being involved in the U.S. embassy bombings, including Osama bin Laden.
On May 9, which Moscow commemorates as World War II “Victory Day,” Klaus paid a highly visible visit to the Russian embassy.Vaclav Klaus, Libertarian Hero, Has His Wings Clipped by Cato Institute | James Kirchick | December 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Greek embassy confirmed the death, which has barely registered by the international press.
The U.S. will reopen an embassy in Havana, meaning an ambassador will be appointed.
I asked him to describe the U.S. mission that will likely revert back to the embassy it was more than a half century ago.
His attitude was of course resented, and there was considerable feeling in Vienna against the French embassy.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
But he was not yet received back into full favour by the Emperor, and had to return to his embassy at Lisbon.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
The embassy for Japan—with a gift, which shall not seem an acknowledgment—you say, could not be sent off last year, which is well.
Sir Nicholas invited me to lunch at Therapia, where the embassy was in residence in its summer quarters.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow
The embassy was the most magnificent that England had ever sent to any foreign court.The History of England from the Accession of James II. | Thomas Babington Macaulay
British Dictionary definitions for embassy
the residence or place of official business of an ambassador
an ambassador and his entourage collectively
the position, business, or mission of an ambassador
any important or official mission, duty, etc, esp one undertaken by an agent
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