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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An official engaged in international negotiations; A person who deals tactfully with others.

Usage examples (26)
  • Multilateral negotiation is hard and often unrewarding work and I have felt the diplomats at the UN more than earn their keep.
  • That line from a diplomat is just too ridiculous to be believable.
  • He is not hinting; he is saying it was judicial activism in diplomat language.
  • Any diplomat is understandably unhappy at times over this feature of modern diplomacy. for more
Tutoring comment
  • A "diplomate" (a person who holds a diploma) might be very qualified to be a foreign "diplomat" (person who represents a national government).
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