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foreign office

noun as in government office in charge of foreign relations

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A senior Russian ambassador has demanded—and been hastily given—a top-level appointment at the Foreign Office today.

Within the grand halls of the Foreign Office on King Charles Street in Central London, it seems he was far from popular.

By 1951, Maclean was head of the American department of the Foreign Office, with access to the US Atomic Energy Commission.

The German Foreign Office said yes—so long as his cuts were made to every print of the film in every country around the world.

A source said the girls were ‘happy’ to be asked to participate by the Foreign Office.

Now, it is only a theory of mine, but I feel pretty sure that the papers have to do with the Foreign Office scandal.

I want to know the exact time that your office received the unfortunate news of the Foreign Office business.

Tallard carried with him instructions carefully framed in the French Foreign Office.

In 1904 the administration of the protectorate, originally directed by the foreign office, was transferred to the colonial office.

Moreover, a scheme of taxation which it drew up failed to gain the approval of the foreign office.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to foreign-office, such as: embassy, consular service, corps diplomatique, diplomatic corps, diplomatic mission, and diplomatic service.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.