American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or involving diplomacy or diplomats.
- adj. Using or marked by tact and sensitivity in dealing with others.
- adj. Of or relating to diplomatics.
- adj. Being an exact copy of the original: a diplomatic edition.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to diplomas or diplomatics.
- Pertaining to or of the nature of diplomacy; concerned with the management of international relations: as, a diplomatic agent.
- Skilled in the art of diplomacy; artful in negotiation or intercourse of any kind; politic in conduct.
- n. A minister, an official agent, or an envoy to a foreign court; a diplomat.
- adj. Concerning the relationships between the governments of countries.
- adj. Exhibiting diplomacy; exercising tact or courtesy; using discussion to avoid hard feelings, fights or arguments.
- adj. describing a publication of a text which follows a single basic manuscript, but with variants in other manuscripts noted in the critical apparatus
- n. The science of diplomas, or the art of deciphering ancient writings and determining their age, authenticity, etc.; paleography.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Pertaining to diplomacy; relating to the foreign ministers at a court, who are called the
- adj. Characterized by tact and shrewdness; dexterous; artful.
- adj. Pertaining to diplomatics; paleographic.
- n. A minister, official agent, or envoy to a foreign court; a diplomatist.
- adj. using or marked by tact in dealing with sensitive matters or people
- adj. relating to or characteristic of diplomacy
- French diplomatique, from New Latin diplōmaticus, from Latin diplōma, diplōmat-, letter of introduction; see diploma. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“Today criticism came from a surprising corner, the Republican former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich blasting the State Department for what he calls diplomatic failures on Iraq.”
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“In a Commons statement, Mr Hague said that he personally authorised and took "full ministerial responsibility" for the decision to insert what he described as a "diplomatic team" into eastern Libya.”
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“- The U.S. apologized to Russia on Thursday for what it called a diplomatic slip-up in the case of a Russian man arrested in Africa and then extradited to the U.S. for alleged drug smuggling.”
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