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1A woman who is an accredited diplomat sent by a country as its official representative to a foreign country.
- ‘As a brand ambassadress, Sushmita was in town to congratulate the lucky winners of the promotional challenge.’
- ‘She would be portraying the role of a mother in an advertisement for the company, which has appointed her as its brand ambassadress.’
- ‘Rumor has it that she was supposed to be made Iraq's ambassadress to the UN.’
- ‘They went to Wales as ambassadors and ambassadresses of their city.’
- 1.1 A woman who acts as a representative or promoter of a specified activity:‘she has agreed to become the city's ambassadress for tourism’
- 1.2archaic An ambassador's wife.
- ‘The Brunei ambassadress is concentrating on the 2007 bazaar.’
- ‘Id like to introduce my wife, Josie, the American Ambassadress.’
- ‘In this interview we talk about her life as an ambassadress.’
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