Definition of envoys
a messenger or representative, especially one on a diplomatic mission.
Such people, he deduced, were not socialists at all but ruthless envoys of a ‘mean state capitalism with the grab motive left intact’.
Example of envoys
‘She was held for about six weeks without charge,’ the envoy told Wednesday's Evening Standard newspaper.
a peace envoy
An alternative opposition government must include an opposition Cabinet, envoys and ambassadors in every sphere of diplomatic activity and relations and an alternative budget.
Another shows six slaves and the other two show rows of courtiers and visiting envoys , including representatives of Britain, France, the Ottoman Empire, Sind and Arabia.
But his rise to power will not be the only remarkable event of his career, for he has called upon the Federation to send an envoy to begin negotiating a peace between the two powers.
Consequently, in 1564 Elizabeth agreed to open discussions with the Austrians and soon afterwards she authorised envoys and councillors to negotiate a matrimonial treaty.
Cultural ambassadors act as envoys for what's best in America.
Diplomatic immunity dates from antiquity when the Greek Government extended special status to foreign envoys .
Hamilton served as British envoy extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the court of Naples starting in 1764.
In Ancient Egypt, the Pharaoh's messengers and diplomatic envoys carried with them the seal of the Pharaoh, production of which guaranteed the carrier free and unhindered passage throughout the region.