persona non grata(redirected from personae non gratae)
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persona non grata
Someone 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