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nun·ci·o

 (nŭn′sē-ō′, no͝on′-)
n. pl. nun·ci·os
A papal ambassador or representative.

[Italian, from Latin nūntius, messenger; see neu- in Indo-European roots.]
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nuncio

(ˈnʌnʃɪˌəʊ; -sɪ-)
n, pl -cios
(Roman Catholic Church) RC Church a diplomatic representative of the Holy See, ranking above an internuncio and esp having ambassadorial status
[C16: via Italian from Latin nuntius messenger]
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nun•ci•o

(ˈnʌn ʃiˌoʊ, -siˌoʊ, ˈnʊn-)

n., pl. -ci•os.
a permanent diplomatic representative of the pope at a foreign court or capital.
[1520–30; < Italian nuncio, nunzio < Latin nūntius messenger]
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Noun1.nuncio - (Roman Catholic Church) a diplomatic representative of the Pope having ambassadorial status
Church of Rome, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church, Roman Catholic - the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
diplomat, diplomatist - an official engaged in international negotiations
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nuncio

noun ambassador, representative, envoy, messenger, legate The papal nuncio is expected to arrive in Prague before the end of this month.
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Translations
nuncij
nuntius

nuncio

[ˈnʌnʃɪəʊ] N (also papal nuncio) → nuncio m apostólico
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nuncio

n (= Papal nuncio)Nuntius m
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