What does diplomat mean?

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ˈdɪp ləˌmætdiplo·mat

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. diplomat, diplomatistnoun

    an official engaged in international negotiations

  2. diplomatnoun

    a person who deals tactfully with others

Wiktionary

  1. diplomatnoun

    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. diplomatnoun

    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. Diplomatnoun

    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. Trey Gowdy:

    He didn’t know if the sources were legitimate, he didn’t know whether or not the information had been corroborated. He was merely a conduit between somebody who may have had a financial interest in Libya and our nation’s top diplomat.

  2. Trey Gowdy:

    Not only was [Blumenthal] providing unvetted, uncorroborated, unsubstantiated intelligence to our top diplomat, he was just simply forwarding on intelligence that somebody by the name of Tyler Drumheller was sending him, he didn’t know if the sources were legitimate, he didn’t know whether or not the information had been corroborated. He was merely a conduit between somebody who may have had a financial interest in Libya and our nation’s top diplomat.

  3. British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab:

    We feel this amounts to a denial of justice, and we believe Anne Sacoolas should return to the The UK, the UK would have acted differently if this had been a The UK diplomat serving in the U.S....

  4. Peter Ustinov:

    A diplomat these days in nothing, but a head waiter who is allowed to sit down occasionally.

  5. Barack Obama:

    As the first woman to serve as America's top diplomat, Madeleine's courage and toughness helped bring peace to the Balkans and paved the way for progress in some of the most unstable corners of the world.

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