The current version of the vocabulary builder covers over 2720 words & is useful for students preparing for academic English examinations such as SAT, GRE, GMAT, etc. Now you can also listen to the pronunciation of words. - Refer a Friend.|
emissary (noun) messenger.
An emissary is a special messenger sent to deliver a special message by one country to another country. An emissary is also one entrusted with a special task to be performed in another country. A special messenger of any kind with official responsibility is an emissary.
- His good performance as a diplomat earned him the position of being the country’s emissary to carry the President’s special message to, and negotiate terms of peace with, the enemy country.
- The emissary who was sent to promote goodwill to the neighboring country was found murdered in his hotel room.