diplomatic mission

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n diplomatic mission a mission serving diplomatic ends
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Usage

In literature:

I'm on a diplomatic mission.
"Mutineer" by Robert J. Shea
Towards the end of the year 1629 he was sent on another diplomatic mission, this time to England.
"Six Centuries of Painting" by Randall Davies
Silvia was wafted into the eighth heaven of bliss and then some, as the result of my diplomatic mission.
"Our Next-Door Neighbors" by Belle Kanaris Maniates
His talent for affairs led him to be employed not merely in official business, but in diplomatic missions of great importance.
"History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain." by William H. Prescott
Simultaneous with this move was the establishment of a diplomatic mission in Canada.
"Area Handbook for Bulgaria" by Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
Many monks, Italians, French, Flemings, were charged with diplomatic missions to the Grand Khan.
"Travels in Tartary, Thibet, and China During the years 1844-5-6. Volume 1 [of 2]" by Evariste Regis Huc
This prelate, Jacopo di Portogallo, died in Florence while visiting the city on a diplomatic mission.
"Tuscan Sculpture of the Fifteenth Century" by Estelle M. Hurll
Clas Prebrow felt that his diplomatic reserve would not answer with the clever Stine, and at this stage of his mission he must drop the mask.
"What the Swallow Sang" by Friedrich Spielhagen
After fulfilling diplomatic missions for Henry IV.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 7" by Various
After the expulsion of the English he was constantly engaged in the highest diplomatic and military missions.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 8" by Various
Hence "embassy" is often quite loosely used of any mission, diplomatic or otherwise.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 3" by Various
At the recommendation of Chrysoloras he was employed in several diplomatic missions by the emperor John Palaeologus.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 3" by Various
For her husband was sent abroad, and detained there on an important diplomatic mission.
"Uncanny Tales" by Mary Louisa Molesworth
In 1870 he proceeded to England on an important diplomatic mission, the result of which was the signing of the Washington Treaty.
"The Canadian Portrait Gallery - Volume 3 (of 4)" by John Charles Dent
The princes of the House of Este employed him as embassador in diplomatic missions of high trust and honor.
"Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature" by John Addington Symonds
In 1653 he was sent to England from Bremen on a diplomatic mission to Cromwell.
"Notes and Letters on the Natural History of Norfolk" by Thomas Browne
This excursion was turning out to be an important diplomatic mission for the colony.
"The Stronghold" by Miriam Haynie
The mission called for a person of unusual capacity: a diplomat, a soldier, and a frontiersman.
"Historic Highways of America (Vol. 3)" by Archer Butler Hulbert
But the termination of diplomatic missions must not be confounded with their suspension.
"International Law. A Treatise. Volume I (of 2)" by Lassa Francis Oppenheim
The diplomatic business was conducted with so much skill that Philip entrusted his visitor with a mission to Paris and London.
"Rubens" by Samuel Levy Bensusan
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In news:

Clinton briefed on troop locations near diplomatic missions.
Romney calls Obama administration's response to attacks on US diplomatic missions in middle east ' disgraceful '.
"It's disgraceful that the Obama Administration's first response was not to condemn attacks on our diplomatic missions, but to sympathize with those who waged the attacks," he said.
Norway will close its embassy in Venezuela because of rampant crime in the South American country and move the diplomatic mission to neighboring Colombia, its ambassador said Wednesday.
Sen John Kerry says Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has agreed to testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee about an independent report on the deadly Sept 11 attack on the US diplomatic mission in Libya.
John Kerry says Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has agreed to testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee about an independent report on the deadly Sept 11 attack on the US diplomatic mission in Libya.
Sen John Kerry says Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has agreed to testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee about an independent report on the deadly Sept 11 attack on the US diplomatic mission in Libya .
John Kerry says Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has agreed to testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee about an independent report on the deadly Sept 11 attack on the US diplomatic mission in Libya .
Sean Smith, left, and Glen Doherty died in the recent attacks on the US Diplomatic Mission in Benghazi, Libya.
Slain Diplomatic Staffers Had a Mission , Believed In It.
Clark Elementary School fifth-graders recently embarked on a diplomatic mission with cedar planks, copper strips and a message of friendship.
A Diplomatic Mission, With Strings.
"They were plotting deadly terror attacks on vital institutions, shopping centers, and diplomatic missions," he said.
As Muslim crowds dissipate and American diplomatic missions return to normal activities, here are three final thoughts on the riots that began this Sept 11 and killed about thirty.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday tried to douse a political firestorm over the deadly assault on a US diplomatic mission in Libya, saying she's responsible for the security of American diplomatic outposts.
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