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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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embassyem‧bas‧sy /ˈembəsi/ ●●○ noun (plural embassies) [countable]  PGOa group of officials who represent their government in a foreign country, or the building they work inambassador the American Embassy in Paris
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embassyThe American Embassy employs 50 local people in administrative positions.There were long gay parties which went on till dawn and finished with a dip in an embassy pool.Travellers in Spain who are worried about the situation are advised to contact the British Embassy in Madrid.On July 19, a total of 19 people sheltering at the Czechoslovak embassy surrendered to the authorities.She had friends in high places everywhere, contacts in embassies.He would work within the Soviet embassy.We met the officials of the embassy at dinner that same evening.Repairs to embassy buildings and the replacement of outdated computer hardware are said to be long overdue.
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