ambassador


ambassador
noun
ADJECTIVE
former
British, French, US, etc.
unofficial
special
roving

She served as a roving ambassador, with 51 trips to foreign countries by 1999.

goodwill

The Hollywood actress talked about her role as a UN goodwill ambassador.

VERB + AMBASSADOR
act as, serve as
appoint, appoint sb (as), make sb

She's been appointed ambassador to the UN.

send

The King sent an ambassador to Paris.

recall, withdraw

The US ambassador was recalled to Washington in protest.

expel
PREPOSITION
ambassador in

the Israeli ambassador in London

ambassador for (often figurative)

He's a great ambassador for the sport of bodybuilding.

ambassador to

He served as ambassador to Syria.


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

Synonyms:
(of the highest rank), , , ,


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