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non grata

[ non -grah-tuh, grey-; Latin nohn -grah-tah ]
/ nɒn ˈgrɑ tə, ˈgreɪ-; Latin noʊn ˈgrɑ tɑ /
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adjective

not welcome: Reporters were non grata at the diplomatic reception.

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Origin of non grata

First recorded in 1925–30; abstracted from persona non grata
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