What does diplomat mean?

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ˈdɪp ləˌmætdiplo·mat

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. diplomat, diplomatist(noun)

    an official engaged in international negotiations

  2. diplomat(noun)

    a person who deals tactfully with others

Wiktionary

  1. diplomat(Noun)

    A person who is accredited, such as an ambassador, to officially represent a government in its relations with other governments or international organisations

    Etymology: From diplomate, a back-formation from diplomatique, ultimately from δίπλωμα.

  2. diplomat(Noun)

    Someone who uses skill and tact in dealing with other people

    Etymology: From diplomate, a back-formation from diplomatique, ultimately from δίπλωμα.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Diplomat(noun)

    alt. of Diplomate

Freebase

  1. Diplomat

    A diplomat is a person appointed by a state to conduct diplomacy with another state or international organization. The main functions of diplomats revolve around the representation and protection of the interests and nationals of the sending state, as well as the promotion of information and friendly relations. Diplomats are the oldest form of any of the foreign policy institutions of the state, predating by centuries foreign ministers and ministerial offices.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. diplomat

    A man who says "perhaps" when he means no, as opposed to a woman who says "perhaps" when she means yes. (A man who says "no" is not a diplomat, and a woman who says "yes" is not a lady.)

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. DIPLOMAT

    An international liar, with an elastic conscience and a rubber neck.

Editors Contribution

  1. diplomat

    A person with the ability, official authority, experience, skills, knowledge and confidence to communicate, negotiate and create peaceful solutions and human rights solutions and outcomes with people with this role or responsibility in an international country or form of official unity governmental authority.

    The role of a diplomat is important and is always communicated with respect, honesty and truth.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 9, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of diplomat in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of diplomat in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of diplomat in a Sentence

  1. Nancy Pelosi:

    I want more young women in Congress who are in the course of raising their children, because it's important for women in that situation to see someone who shares their experience at the table, being a mom, what are you ? You're a diplomat, interpersonal relationships. You're a chef. You're a chauffeur. You're a problem solver. You're a nurse. You're a health care provider. You have so much, and that's just with the children, not to mention the other aspects of family.

  2. Bill Burns:

    There is the particularly pernicious practice of going after individual career officers, either because they worked on controversial issues in the last administration, or as in the case of Masha Yovanovitch, a terrific apolitical career diplomat who was doing her job extraordinarily well, were attacked, deeply unfairly, for political reasons, we have career people who did their jobs, followed their instructions, served their country loyally, and they are being treated as pawns in a political struggle.

  3. Brian Schatz:

    I sense a certain disdain for diplomacy in Mike Pompeo that I believe disqualifies him from being our next senior diplomat.

  4. Andrew Carr:

    For a diplomat, the death penalty cases are always the hardest ones because they involve a supreme act of sovereignty the foreign state believing it has the right to take the life of someone that's committed a crime but also a supreme loss of sovereignty that a country isn't able to protect its citizens overseas, you get the greatest clash of moral values in that some states believe this is right and proper to be applied and other states believe it's quite abhorrent.

  5. Barack Obama.The Biden:

    Bill Burns is an exemplary diplomat with decades of experience on the world stage keeping our people and our country safe and secure.

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