dignitary


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public figure

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an important or influential (and often overbearing) person

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The dignitary himself had been General Epanchin's protector from his youth up; and the general considered him so majestic a personage that he would have felt a hearty contempt for himself if he had even for one moment allowed himself to pose as the great man's equal, or to think of him--in his fear and reverence-as anything less than an Olympic God
Besides Princess Bielokonski and the old dignitary (who was really a great man) and his wife, there was an old military general--a count or baron with a German name, a man reputed to possess great knowledge and administrative ability.
Her age was about forty-five, so that she was a very young wife for such an elderly husband as the dignitary.
Evgenie himself behaved rather more sedately than usual, probably out of respect to the dignitary.
The companion of the church dignitary was a man past forty, thin, strong, tall, and muscular; an athletic figure, which long fatigue and constant exercise seemed to have left none of the softer part of the human form, having reduced the whole to brawn, bones, and sinews, which had sustained a thousand toils, and were ready to dare a thousand more.
A woman seized a gun and brained a court dignitary, whose horse had trampled her child to death.
Now, the supervising dignitary, the Archbishop of Greenwich, knew this as well as if he had performed the nuptial ceremony.
Upon arrival the visiting dignitary was given guard of hounor, said a press release issued here by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
Upon arrival at Naval Headquarters, the dignitary was received by Chief of the Naval Staff.
The visiting dignitary was then introduced to Principal Staff Officers at NHQ.
While seeing off the dignitary at Nur Khan Airbase, President Mamnoon was accompanied by First Lady Begum Mehmooda Mamnoon Hussain, Minister-in-waiting Awais Ahmed Khan Leghari, Senator Ayesha Raza and Foreign Secretary Tehmina Jannua.
According to Balochistan Wildlife (Protection, Preservation, Conservation and Management) Act, 2014, and under Regulation (f) Part D, Schedule 1 of the Act, each dignitary is required to have a valid hunting permit issued by the conservator of Wildlife and National Parks, Quetta, in lieu of a fee of Rs10 million.
The visiting dignitary acknowledged Pakistan Army's achievements in the fight against terrorism and continued efforts for peace and stability in the region.
The visiting dignitary acknowledged Pakistan Army's achievements in fight against terrorism and continued efforts for peace and stability in the region.
1 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa received at the Gudaibiya Palace today UAE businessman, dignitary Juma Al-Majid, who is currently on a visit to the kingdom.