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One country's main diplomatic office in another (usually in the capital city of the host country) where the highest diplomatic officer is the ambassador (or high commissioner, in British Commonwealth). Embassy premises and all its diplomatic staff fall under the sovereignty of the ambassador's home country and are protected under the concept of diplomatic immunity by the host country.

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Sometimes when you travel abroad you may lose something important like your passport and need to head to the embassy.
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If you are traveling and find yourself in a very scary situation try and contact the embassy as quickly as you can.
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I had to apply for a Visa at the Russian embassy, in order to be able to travel and visit someone I knew in Russia.
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