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Noun Concept
Categories: Diplomatic ranks
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charge d'affaires  chargé d'affaires  Chargé d'Affaires a.i.  charge  Charge d'affair
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The official temporarily in charge of a diplomatic mission in the absence of the ambassador WordNet 3.0
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The official temporarily in charge of a diplomatic mission in the absence of the ambassador WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
A chargé d'affaires, plural chargés d'affaires, often shortened to chargé and sometimes in colloquial English to charge-D, is a diplomat who serves as an embassy's chief of mission in the absence of the ambassador. Wikipedia
Head of diplomatic mission when no higher official exists Wikidata
A diplomat, ranking below an ambassador, who heads a diplomatic mission when no ambassador is present, either temporarily (in the interim between the departure of one ambassador and the accreditation of another) or for an extended time. Wiktionary