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en·voy / ˈenˌvoi; ˈänˌvoi/ • n. a messenger or representative, esp. one on a diplomatic mission.

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envoy2 minister sent on a diplomatic mission. XVII. alt. of F. envoyé, sb. use of pp. of envoyer (see prec.). For the loss of F. cf. ASSIGN2.

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envoy1 conclusion of a poem, etc. XIV. — (O)F. envoi, f. envoyer send, f. phr. en voie on the way. Cf. VIA1.

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envoy

envoy: see diplomatic service.

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envoy

envoyenvoi, envoy •convoy

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