ambassadorial (adj.) 1759, from AMBASSADOR (Cf. ambassador) + -AL (Cf. -al) (1).

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  • ambassadorial — ⇒AMBASSADORIAL, ALE, AUX, adj. DIPLOM., rare, vx. Relatif à l ambassade, à l ambassadeur (cf. Ac. Compl. 1842, BESCH. 1845, Lar. 19e, GUÉRIN 1892, Nouv. Lar. ill.). Prononc. Seule transcription ds LAND. 1834 : do . Étymol. ET HIST. Av. 1785 « qui …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Ambassadorial — Am*bas sa*do ri*al, a. Of or pertaining to an ambassador. H. Walpole. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ambassadorial — [[t]æmbæ̱sədɔ͟ːriəl[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Ambassadorial means belonging or relating to an ambassador. His three ambassadorial posts were in Djakarta, Rekyjavik and Dublin …   English dictionary

  • ambassadorial — ambassador ► NOUN 1) a diplomat sent by a state as its permanent representative in a foreign country. 2) a representative or promoter of an activity. DERIVATIVES ambassadorial adjective ambassadress noun. ORIGIN Italian ambasciator, from Latin… …   English terms dictionary

  • ambassadorial — adjective see ambassador …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ambassadorial — See ambassador. * * * …   Universalium

  • ambassadorial — adjective /æm.bæs.əˈdoɹ.iʌl/ Of or pertaining to an ambassador …   Wiktionary

  • ambassadorial — am|bas|sa|do|ri|al [ æm,bæsə dɔriəl ] adjective relating to an ambassador …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ambassadorial — am·bas·sa·do·ri·al || æm‚bæsÉ™ dɔːrɪəl adj. pertaining to or characteristic of an ambassador …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ambassadorial — am·bas·sa·do·ri·al …   English syllables

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