Embassy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈembəsi|  American pronunciation of the word embassy
Brit.  |ˈɛmbəsi|  British pronunciation of the word embassy


- a diplomatic building where ambassadors live or work
- an ambassador and his entourage collectively


Protesters marched outside the American embassy.

...the lead diplomat is responsible for making policy for the entire embassy...

He is a junior secretary at the embassy.

She was assigned to the embassy in India.

her assignment to the embassy in India

Embassy officials met with the ambassador.

They function in a ministerial capacity in the embassy.

...spoke to high-ranking functionaries at the embassy in the hopes that they could help...

...the suave gentleman was a great favorite of the elegant ladies who attended parties at the embassy...

An angry crowd stormed the embassy.

A senior embassy official is coordinating efforts to free the captives.

The embassy will continue discussions with the Chinese government.

Crowds of people forged through the streets towards the embassy.

Thousands of people gathered outside the embassy.

There was a large but peaceful demonstration outside the US Embassy.

Word forms

singular: embassy
plural: embassies
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