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ENVOY, international law. In diplomatic language, an envoy is a minister of the second rank, on whom his sovereign or government has conferred a degree of dignity and respectability, which, without being on a level with an ambassador, immediately follows, and among ministers, yields the preeminence to him alone.
     2. Envoys are either ordinary or extraordinary; by custom the latter is held in greater consideration. Vattel, liv. 4, c. 6, Sec. 72.

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The integrated Envoi solution presents a single virtual database to the user, eliminating the data redundancy and synchronization issues associated with multiple databases.
Envoi is ADAC's integrated Image and Information Management Solution.
Building on the power of the Web, the Envoi Intranet Image Server delivers an integrated image and information management solution that provides real-time access to images and reports for radiologists, emergency room, intensive care, and cardiac care unit physicians.
stated, "We selected Envoi because of its level of integration and open architecture.