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envoy 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈenˌvoi/,/ˈänˌvoi/,
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envoys, plural;
  1. A messenger or representative, esp. one on a diplomatic mission


  1. a diplomat having less authority than an ambassador
  2. emissary: someone sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else
  3. a brief stanza concluding certain forms of poetry
  4. In diplomacy, an Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary is, under the terms of the Congress of Vienna of 1815, a diplomat of the second class, ranking between an Ambassador and a Minister Resident.
  5. The Envoy (David Harstein) is a fictional character from the Wild Cards anthology series, first appearing in the story "Witness" by Walter Jon Williams in the first book of the series, Wild Cards.
  6. In computing, Envoy was a portable document file format marketed by WordPerfect Corporation, created as a competitor for Acrobat Pro. It was introduced by Tumbleweed Communications Corporation in 1993 and shipped with WordPerfect Office in March 1994.
  7. The Envoy is an album by American singer/songwriter Warren Zevon, released in 1982 by Asylum (see 1982 in music). It is considered to be the least well-known of his major-label studio recordings because it was not released on compact disc until 2006. ...
  8. representative; diplomat; messenger; a short stanza at the end of a poem
  9. The shorter final stanza of a poem, as in a ballade.
  10. the final section of a troubadour poem which sends the song out into the world. Poetically it often involves a shift of character; it may address the messanger or the audience instead of the loved one of previous sections, for instance. ...
  11. In a general sense, an envoy is a person carrying a message; a courier, messenger or agent. In diplomacy, it is applied broadly to government agents who are sent on special missions or more specifically to an envoy plenipotentiary.
  12. Also spelled, envoi, the word envoy refers to a postscript added to the end of a prose writing or a short verse stanza (often using different meter and rhyme) attached to the conclusion of a poem. An example appears at the end of Chaucer's "Clerk's Tale."
  13. the brief stanza that ends a poem such as the ballade or the sestina. See also tornada.
  14. is usually translated “apostle”. “Apostolos” is a word taken directly out of the Greek translations from the Aramaic. ...
  15. Emissary sent abroad in order to negotiate, Arbitrate or represent the views of a Country's leader (Ex: Jimmy Carter, Bob Dole).