persona non grata

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EtymologyEdit

Latin persona ‎(person) + non ‎(not) + grata (from gratus ‎(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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persona non grata f (plural personae non gratae or personas non gratas)

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