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Definition of envoy:

  1. An explanatory or commendatory postscript to a poem, essay, or book; - also in the French from, l'envoi.
  2. One dispatched upon an errand or mission; a messenger; esp., a person deputed by a sovereign or a government to negotiate a treaty, or transact other business, with a foreign sovereign or government; a minister accredited to a foreign government. An envoy's rank is below that of an ambassador.


minister plenipotentiary, envoi, runner, intermediary, over, bearer, envoy extraordinary, conveyer, diplomat, emissary, transporter.

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