Pronunciation: (em'bu-sē), [key]
1. a body of persons entrusted with a mission to a sovereign or government, esp. an ambassador and his or her staff.
2. the official headquarters of an ambassador.
3. the function or office of an ambassador.
4. a mission headed by an ambassador.
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