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Foreign Service   /fˈɔrən sˈərvəs/   Listen
Foreign Service

The part of the State Department that supplies diplomats for the United States embassies and consulates around the world.

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"Foreign Service" Quotes from Famous Books

... house with all possible speed; and this was the more galling, as he did not himself retire from active service and occupy the castle as the old Baron had desired him to do. He was changed about from one garrison town to another, daily expecting to be ordered on foreign service, and therefore unable to derive much enjoyment from his possessions. His wife and children would sometimes stay a few weeks at the castle in the summer; but the former did not long survive her father. The children stayed with Von Zwenken in the garrison, until the daughter ...
— Major Frank • A. L. G. Bosboom-Toussaint

Words linked to "Foreign Service" :   state, accredit, State Department, bureau, government agency, dos, office, authority, agency, Department of State, United States Department of State, federal agency

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