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Definitions for diplomatic
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. The President:

    We join with people around the world in praying for God's protection for persecuted Christians and those of other faiths, as well as for those brave men and women engaged in our military, diplomatic, and humanitarian efforts to alleviate their suffering and restore stability, security, and hope to their nations, in some areas of the Middle East where church bells have rung for centuries on Christmas Day, this year they will be silent; this silence bears tragic witness to the brutal atrocities committed against these communities by ISIL.

  2. Quentin Crisp:

    Euphemisms are not, as many young people think, useless verbiage for that which can and should be said bluntly; they are like secret agents on a delicate mission, they must airily pass by a stinking mess with barely so much as a nod of the head, make their point of constructive criticism and continue on in calm forbearance. Euphemisms are unpleasant truths wearing diplomatic cologne.

  3. Linda Thomas-Greenfield:

    No, I would not say that we are arguing that it's imminent because we're still pursuing a diplomatic solution to give the Russians an off-ramp. Our hope is that this will work and that Putin will understand that war and confrontation is not the path that he wants to follow, but he wants to take a path at diplomacy.

  4. Rex Tillerson:

    They will provide stable and fair governance, rebuild infrastructure, and provide essential services. We will use our diplomatic presence on the ground to facilitate channels of dialogue between local leadership and coalition partners.

  5. Marco Rubio:

    I will give the Castros a choice: either continue repressing your people and lose the diplomatic relations and benefits provided by President Obama, or carry out meaningful political and human rights reforms and receive increased U.S. trade, investment, and support.

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