- dip|lo|mat|ic [ˌdıpləˈmætık] adj[Date: 1700-1800; : French; Origin: diplomatique, from Latin diploma; DIPLOMA]1.) relating to or involving the work of diplomats▪ Diplomatic efforts to end the fighting began on Oct 25.2.) diplomatic relations/tiesthe arrangement between two countries that each should keep representatives at an ↑embassy in the other's countryestablish/break off diplomatic relations▪ The two countries established diplomatic relations last year.3.) dealing with people politely and skilfully without upsetting them= ↑tactful▪ They were always very diplomatic with awkward clients.▪ a diplomatic answer>diplomatically [-kli] adv▪ Maria handled the situation very diplomatically.
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Diplomatic — Dip lo*mat ic, Diplomatical Dip lo*mat ic*al, a. [Cf. diplomatique.] 1. Pertaining to diplomacy; relating to the foreign ministers at a court, who are called the diplomatic body. [1913 Webster] 2. Characterized by tact and shrewdness; dexterous;… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
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