persona non grata


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persona non grata

A person who has been totally disowned or is no longer acceptable or welcome, especially in or to a foreign government. From Latin, literally meaning "an unacceptable person." Following the president's orders, the members of the foreign embassy were declared personae non gratae. Due to his ties to the extremist group, the senator has become a persona non grata among politicians.
See also: non

perˌsona non ˈgrata

(from Latin) a person who is not welcome in a particular place because of something they have said or done: Persona non grata in Hollywood, Jake moved to New York to try and make a living on the stage.
The meaning of non grata is ‘not pleasing’.
See also: non
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Queriendo honrar esa libertad que en Edwards es mas orden que aventura, he leido sus "casi novelas" junto a sus novelas-novelas, impidiendo que mi ejemplar de Persona non grata, el discurso del que emana su metodo, se alejase de alguna de mis manos y recurriendo, con liberalidad, al iluminador ensayo monografico con el que presenta su antologia de Machado de Assis (MacHado de Assis, 2002), que es otra fuente de lo novelesco, como Adios poeta (1990), sus memorias sobre Pablo Neruda.
I suspect, though, that the novel would like to stir up some controversy, though in an entirely different fashion than Persona non grata did.
Critical of the revolutionary regime of Cuba's Fidel Castro, Persona non grata created a controversy among Latin-American writers.
As persona non grata, Trillanes and Lewis will not be welcome in Davao City.
The city council declared Trillanes persona non grata, one of the legislative body's declarative powers, upon the motion of Vice Mayor Bernard Al-ag.
Trillanes, in an interview at the Senate on Tuesday, also blasted the city council that declared him persona non grata, calling it a 'rubber stamp' of the Dutertes.
Foreign Secretary had summoned the Indian High Commissioner on 27 October and conveyed the decision of the Government to declare Surjeet Singh, an official of the Indian High Commission, as persona non grata.
Islamabad -- The Foreign Secretary on Thursday summoned the Indian High Commissioner and conveyed the decision of the Government of Pakistan to declare Surjeet Singh, an official of the Indian High Commission, as persona non grata, said a statement released by the Foreign Office.
Malinowski persona non grata and urged him to leave the country immediately.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Syria declared Charge d'affaires of the Jordanian embassy in Damascus a persona non grata, in response to a similar move by Jordan.
Amman, Rajab 27, 1435, May 26, 2014, SPA -- The Jordanian Government has declared the Syrian Ambassador, Bahjat Suleiman, as persona non grata and demanded that he leaves Jordan within 24 hours, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Sabah Al Rafei said on Monday.
As Erdoy-an criticized the coup administration in Cairo, the Egyptian ambassador to Turkey, who has been declared persona non grata by Ankara, arrived in Esenboy-a airport in Ankara to leave for Egypt.
Each country draws up lists of people who are allowed to enter its territories in addition to others who are persona non grata, taking into account its internal affairs," Col Bouhamoud said.
The families slammed the Turkish ambassador to Lebanon, warning that all the Turkish nationals, including those serving in the UNIFIL forces as persona non grata from now on.
Damascus said it declared diplomats of Turkey, European nations, the United States and Canada persona non grata, a week after their capitals expelled Syrian diplomats in a coordinated measure to protest the massacre of civilians in the central Syrian town of Houla.