What does diplomatic mean?

Definitions for diplomatic
ˌdɪp ləˈmæt ɪkdiplo·mat·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. diplomatic(adj)

    relating to or characteristic of diplomacy

    "diplomatic immunity"

  2. diplomatic, diplomatical(adj)

    using or marked by tact in dealing with sensitive matters or people

    "the hostess averted a confrontation with a diplomatic chenage of subject"


  1. diplomatic(Adjective)

    Concerning the relationships between the governments of countries.

  2. diplomatic(Adjective)

    Exhibiting diplomacy; exercising tact or courtesy; using discussion to avoid hard feelings, fights or arguments.

    Thoughtful corrections can be diplomatic as well as instructional.

  3. diplomatic(Adjective)

    describing a publication of a text which follows a single basic manuscript, but with variants in other manuscripts noted in the critical apparatus

Webster Dictionary

  1. Diplomatic(adj)

    alt. of Diplomatical

  2. Diplomatic(noun)

    a minister, official agent, or envoy to a foreign court; a diplomatist

  3. Diplomatic(noun)

    the science of diplomas, or the art of deciphering ancient writings, and determining their age, authenticity, etc.; paleography

Editors Contribution

  1. diplomatic

    Expressing diplomacy.

    The diplomat was excellent at diplomacy and the team were so efficient at creating peace.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 12, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'diplomatic' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4407

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'diplomatic' in Adjectives Frequency: #602

How to pronounce diplomatic?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of diplomatic in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of diplomatic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of diplomatic in a Sentence

  1. John Kasich:

    To do somersaults over this is inappropriate. These people should never have been there, there's no reason to have some big celebration of 'We've had some big diplomatic breakthrough,' because they only released people they shouldn't have been holding in the first place.

  2. Harry Reid:

    But there is no alternative. What he talks about is basically fluff, there is no alternative. What is the alternative? To have us alone? Have the international community walk away? We have negotiated this in good faith. It hasn't taken months. It's taken years. Years. This is the diplomatic breakthrough that will go down in history as one of the biggest diplomatic moves in the history of the world.

  3. Foreign Ministry spokesman Armanatha Nasir:

    This is not a political or diplomatic issue, we are just upholding our law by addressing the crimes that these individuals committed. We are not against any particular nation.

  4. Mike Pompeo:

    We stand ready to continue our diplomatic conversation.

  5. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi:

    Senator Corker's legislation undermines these international negotiations and represents in unnecessary hurdle to achieving a strong, final agreement, in the weeks ahead, we must give this diplomatic framework room to succeed so that we can judge a June 30th agreement on its merits.

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