embassy

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɛmbəsi/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈɛmbəsi/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(embə sē)


Inflections of 'embassy' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": embassies
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embassy

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the [British] embassy in [New York]
  2. works at the embassy
  3. I was told to [go to, try at] the embassy
  4. renew your [passport, ID card] at the embassy
  5. [get, process, apply for] a visa at the embassy
  6. the embassy [advises, informs] citizens of
  7. the embassy [helps, assists, aids] citizens with
  8. [call, contact, visit] the embassy for further details
  9. the main [services, functions, roles] of the embassy
  10. a [protest, march, press conference] outside the embassy
  11. the embassy denied any [knowledge of, involvement with]
n as adj
  1. is the embassy [director, chief]
  2. embassy [information, listings, services]
  3. the embassy [building, staff, workers]
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