diplomatic

[d_ˌɪ_p_l_ə_m_ˈa_t_ɪ_k], [dˌɪpləmˈatɪk], [dˌɪpləmˈatɪk]

Definitions of diplomatic:

  1.   Diplomatically. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2.   A minister at a foreign court. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3.   Pertaining to the management of affairs between two nations; characterized by special tact in the management of affairs. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4.   Pertaining to diplomas; privileged; authorized to transact business for a sovereign at a foreign court; versed or skilled in diplomacy; marked with diplomacy; connected with diplomatics. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5.   A minister, official agent, or envoy to a foreign court. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6.   Pert. to diplomacy; authorised by credentials or letters to transact business for a sovereign at a foreign court; pert. to the foreign ministers at a court, who are called the diplomatic body. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  7.   Pertaining to diplomacy. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8.   An envoy or official agent. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Quotes for diplomatic:

  1. No one's interested really in knowing what policies or diplomatic initiatives or arms negotiations might have been compromised by me. – Aldrich Ames
  2. I didn't care about that because I'm not a diplomatic person to begin with. I just went along with things and did what I wanted to do because I knew they had to shoot their 12 pages a day. And when they realized that I didn't alter the text they really didn't mind what I did. – William Devane
  3. As we continue to make great progress in the war on terror, now more than ever, it is important that members of the international community stand -by and bolster the efforts of the emerging diplomatic leaders in Iraq and Afghanistan. – James Inhofe
  4. The resolution has made a real threat of war go away and opens the way for further work in the interests of a political- diplomatic settlement of the situation around Iraq. – Igor Ivanov
  5. Having no diplomatic representation in Washington, China has no sources which allow her to check the character of applicants and therefore makes the practice of refusing everybody from the United States. – Anna Louise Strong

Usage examples for diplomatic:

  1. The same position is taken up by the pamphlet of which we shall now give a short analysis, and with which we shall conclude the introduction to the diplomatic revelations. ” – Secret Diplomatic History of The Eighteenth Century by Karl Marx
  2. The President receives diplomatic representatives from foreign countries. ” – Problems in American Democracy by Thames Ross Williamson
  3. But as is so frequently the case in such circumstances, these expressions of the officers have to be understood in a diplomatic sense; not as touching the facts in any other than a formal way. ” – An Inquiry Into The Nature Of Peace And The Terms Of Its Perpetuation by Thorstein Veblen
  4. The story of our long diplomatic trouble with Spain was recalled. ” – Our War with Spain for Cuba's Freedom by Trumbull White
  5. What was written was more diplomatic but quite to the purpose. ” – A Tame Surrender, A Story of The Chicago Strike by Charles King
  6. Did the Americans want to secure a fresh diplomatic success against us? ” – My Three Years in America by Johann Heinrich Andreas Hermann Albrecht Graf von Bernstorff
  7. “ I ventured to give her the benefit of my- if I may say so- long and intimate knowledge of diplomatic life and diplomatists. ” – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  8. The final diplomatic question relating to the canal concerned the rates to be charged on traffic passing through. ” – The United States Since The Civil War by Charles Ramsdell Lingley
  9. Feeling myself very diplomatic and " deep," I enclosed the last photograph Hermione had taken of Bettina. ” – My Little Sister by Elizabeth Robins
  10. Egmont had declined the mission, not having reason to congratulate himself upon the diplomatic success of his visit to Spain in the preceding year. ” – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley

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