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ˌdɪp ləˈmæt ɪkdiplo·mat·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. diplomaticadjective

    relating to or characteristic of diplomacy

    "diplomatic immunity"

  2. diplomatic, diplomaticaladjective

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

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

Wiktionary

  1. diplomaticadjective

    Concerning the relationships between the governments of countries.

  2. diplomaticadjective

    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. diplomaticadjective

    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. Diplomaticadjective

    alt. of Diplomatical

  2. Diplomaticnoun

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

  3. Diplomaticnoun

    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

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Numerology

  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. Marie Yovanovitch:

    It is the responsibility of the Department's leaders to stand up for the institution and the individuals who make that institution the most effective diplomatic force in the world. And Congress has a responsibility to reinvest in Foreign Service officers diplomacy.

  2. Russian Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko:

    The world is much bigger than the United Kingdom, your knowledge and experience gained at the Embassy will always be valued in the Russian diplomatic service.

  3. Hikmat Hajiyev:

    Turkish support to Azerbaijan is moral, diplomatic and political support.

  4. John Kerry:

    The fact is there is nothing, absolutely nothing, more demoralizing and disempowering to any citizen of any nation than the belief the system is rigged against them and that people in positions of power are -- to use a diplomatic term of art -- crooks who are stealing the future of their own people, it's everybody's responsibility to condemn and expose corruption, to hold perpetrators accountable and to replace a culture of corruption.

  5. Marise Payne:

    The government would be particularly concerned if any foreign diplomatic mission were to act in ways that could undermine such rights, including by encouraging disruptive or potentially violent behavior.

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    (used of persons) bound to a tract of land; hence their service is transferable from owner to owner
    • A. foreordained
    • B. arbitrary
    • C. ambidextrous
    • D. adscripted

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