ambassade

See also: Ambassade

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French ambassade. Doublet of embassy.

NounEdit

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.
    • 1709-1725, John Strype, Annals of the Reformation in England
      [] thereupon the queen's majesty, trusting that the king of Spain was of the same mind, she did send a solemn ambassade of her privy-counsellors, whereof one was an ancient earl of the realm, the other also an ancient baron of the same, and others of the council of her state []

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for ambassade in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


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EtymologyEdit

From French ambassade, from Old French ambassade, from Old Italian ambasciata (diplomatic mission), from Old Occitan ambayssada, derivative of ambaissa (service); see ambassador.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ambassade c (singular definite ambassaden, plural indefinite ambassader)

  1. embassy

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DescendantsEdit

  • Greenlandic: ambassade

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌɑm.bɑˈsaː.də/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: am‧bas‧sa‧de
  • Rhymes: -aːdə

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from French ambassade, ultimately replacing ambassaat as the general term.

NounEdit

ambassade f (plural ambassades, diminutive ambassadetje n)

  1. An embassy, diplomatic legation to permanently represent a foreign state at (the highest) embassador's level.
  2. An ambassadorial mission.
  3. An embassy building.
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Etymology 2Edit

From ambassaat, influenced by the above and ambassadeur.

NounEdit

ambassade m (plural ambassaden, diminutive ambassaatje n)

  1. (obsolete) an envoy, spokesman

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French ambassade.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ambassade f (plural ambassades)

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

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DescendantsEdit

All are borrowed.

Further readingEdit


Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested circa 1350 as ambaxade, circa 1420 as ambassade. From Old French ambassade, from Italian ambasciata (diplomatic mission).

NounEdit

ambassade f (plural ambassades)

  1. embassy (temporary mission representing a sovereign state)

DescendantsEdit

  • French: ambassade (see there for further descendants)

ReferencesEdit

  • ambassade on Dictionnaire du Moyen Français (1330–1500) (in French)

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French ambassade.

NounEdit

ambassade f (plural ambassades)

  1. (Jersey) embassy

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin ambactus, via French ambassade.

NounEdit

ambassade m (definite singular ambassaden, indefinite plural ambassader, definite plural ambassadene)

  1. an embassy

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin ambactus, via French ambassade.

NounEdit

ambassade m (definite singular ambassaden, indefinite plural ambassadar, definite plural ambassadane)

  1. an embassy

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