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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Subtly skillful handling of a situation; Wisdom in the management of public affairs; Negotiation between nations.

Usage examples (39)
  • Preparing the list and keeping all family members happy, requires diplomacy and tact.
  • The term diplomacy applies to all of the following except:
  • As you know, the great art in diplomacy is to find a compromise or, as they now speak of it, to find a formula.
  • "That is what I call diplomacy, Sir Edward," he remarked. for more
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