Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A diplomat who temporarily substitutes for an absent ambassador or minister.
  • n. A diplomat of the lowest rank, accredited by one government to the minister of foreign affairs of another.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

French : chargé, charged, in charge + de, with, of + affaires, affairs.

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