Definition of en poste in English:

en poste


  • In an official diplomatic position at a particular place.

    ‘the first two years of my parents' marriage were spent en poste at the French Embassy in Warsaw’
    • ‘French 18th century art was my earlier interest and the Russian collection only started as I was en poste in Russia’
    • ‘The author was en poste at the British Embassy in Budapest in 1958-1961 and served as ambassador from 1983-1986.’
    permanent, incumbent




en poste

/ɒ̃ pɒst/