Persona-grata Definition

grätə, grătə
personae gratae
adjective
Fully acceptable or welcome, especially to a foreign government.
The diplomat was persona grata.
American Heritage
noun
A person who is acceptable or welcome; esp., a foreign diplomat acceptable to the government to which he or she is assigned.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Persona-grata

Noun

Singular:
persona-grata
Plural:
personae gratae

Origin of Persona-grata

  • Late Latin persōna grāta Latin persōna person Latin grāta feminine of grātus acceptable

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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