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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 en·voy /ˈɛnˌvɔɪ, &dɪvɪdɛ;ˈɑn-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 En·voy n.
 1. One dispatched upon an errand or mission; a messenger; esp., a person deputed by a sovereign or a government to negotiate a treaty, or transact other business, with a foreign sovereign or government; a minister accredited to a foreign government. An envoy's rank is below that of an ambassador.
 2.  An explanatory or commendatory postscript to a poem, essay, or book; -- also in the French from, l'envoi.
    The envoy of a ballad is the =\“sending” of it forth.\=   --Skeat.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a diplomat having less authority than an ambassador [syn: envoy
           extraordinary, minister plenipotentiary]
      2: someone sent on a mission to represent the interests of
         someone else [syn: emissary]
      3: a brief stanza concluding certain forms of poetry [syn: envoi]