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

 mis·sion·ary /ˈmɪʃəˌnɛri/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mis·sion·ary n.; pl. Missionaries   One who is sent on a mission; especially, one sent to propagate religion.
 Missionary apostolic, a Roman Catholic missionary sent by commission from the pope.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mis·sion·a·ry, a. Of or pertaining to missions; as, a missionary meeting; a missionary fund.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: someone who attempts to convert others to a particular
           doctrine or program
      2: someone sent on a mission--especially a religious or
         charitable mission to a foreign country [syn: missioner]