an acceptable person, especially a diplomatic representative acceptable to the government to which they are accredited.: Compare persona non grata.
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How to use persona grata in a sentence
Our witness, in any case, would not be a persona grata to the Society for Psychical Research.Devil-Worship in France | Arthur Edward Waite
He was succeeded by my friend, Martyn Wells, who was a persona grata with all sections of the Calcutta community.Recollections of Calcutta for over Half a Century | Montague Massey
Towards the end of his life he frequently presided over the meetings of its Committee, amongst whom he was ever a persona grata.Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ | Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.
A lady in Mohammedan wraps might not be exactly persona grata at fashionable hotels at midnight.The Palace of Darkened Windows | Mary Hastings Bradley
The French Republic was at that time by no means "persona grata" at foreign courts.Their Majesties as I Knew Them | Xavier Paoli
British Dictionary definitions for persona grata
an acceptable person, esp a diplomat acceptable to the government of the country to which he or she is sent
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