persona non grata

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin persōna (person) + nōn (not) + grāta (from grātus (acceptable)).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /pə(ɹ)ˈsəʊnə nɒn ˈɡɹɑːtə/

NounEdit

persona non grata (plural personae non gratae)

  1. A person who is not welcome, especially a diplomat in a foreign country.

Usage notesEdit

Sometimes incorrectly pluralized as personas non grata.

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PolishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Unadapted borrowing from Latin persōna nōn grāta.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pɛrˈsɔ.na nɔn ˈɡra.ta/
  • Rhymes: -ata

NounEdit

persona non grata f (indeclinable)

  1. (diplomacy, literary) persona non grata
    Synonym: intruz
    Antonym: persona grata

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persona non grata f (plural personae non gratae or personas non gratas)

  1. persona non grata (a person who is not welcome)