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letters of credence

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noun

credentials issued to a diplomat or other governmental representative for presentation to the country to which he or she is sent.

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Also letter of credence.
Also called letters credential.
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letters of credence

letters credential


pl n

a formal document accrediting a diplomatic officer to a foreign court or government
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