Persona Non Grata

English

Etymology

Latin persona ("person") + non ("not") + grata (from gratus ("acceptable")).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /p?(?)'s??n? n?n '???:t?/

Noun

persona non grata (plural personae non gratae)

  1. A person who is not welcome, especially a diplomat in a foreign country.

Usage notes

Sometimes incorrectly pluralized as personas non grata.

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Noun

persona non grata f (plural personae non gratae or personas non gratas)

  1. persona non grata (a person who is not welcome)

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