ambassade

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

French ambassade. See embassy.

Noun[edit]

ambassade (plural ambassades)

  1. (obsolete) The mission of an ambassador.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Carew to this entry?)
  2. (obsolete) An embassy.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Strype to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French ambassade, from Old French ambassade, from Old Italian ambasciata (diplomatic mission), from Old Provençal ambayssada, derivative of ambaissa (service), from Gothic 𐌰𐌽𐌳𐌱𐌰𐌷𐍄𐌹 (andbahti, service, function), from Proto-Germanic *ambahtiją (service, office), derivative of Proto-Germanic *ambahtaz (servant), from Gaulish *ambactos (servant), from Proto-Indo-European *ambʰi- (around) + Proto-Indo-European *aǵ- (to drive). More at umbe, agent.

Noun[edit]

ambassade c (singular definite ambassaden, plural indefinite ambassader)

  1. embassy

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

ambassade f (plural ambassades, diminutive ambassadetje n)

  1. An embassy, diplomatic legation to permanently represent a foreign state at (the highest) ambasador's level
  2. An ambassadorial mission
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Etymology 2[edit]

From ambassaat, influenced by the above and ambassadeur

Noun[edit]

ambassade m (plural ambassaden, diminutive ambassaatje n)

  1. An envoy, spokesman

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French, from Old French ambassade, from Old Italian ambasciata (diplomatic mission), from Old Provençal ambayssada, derivative of ambaissa (service), from Gothic 𐌰𐌽𐌳𐌱𐌰𐌷𐍄𐌹 (andbahti, service, function), from Proto-Germanic *andbahtiją (service, office), derivative of Proto-Germanic *ambahtaz (servant), from Gaulish *ambactos (servant), from Proto-Indo-European *ambʰi- (around) + Proto-Indo-European *aǵ- (to drive). More at umbe, agent.

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Noun[edit]

ambassade f (plural ambassades)

  1. An embassy, diplomatic represention in a foreign state, notably headed by an ambassador

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French ambassade.

Noun[edit]

ambassade f (plural ambassades)

  1. embassy

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Norwegian[edit]

Noun[edit]

ambassade m

  1. embassy

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