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dip·lo·mat·ic

 (dĭp′lə-măt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or involving diplomacy or diplomats.
2. Using or marked by tact and sensitivity in dealing with others.
3.
a. Of or relating to diplomatics.
b. Being an exact copy of the original: a diplomatic edition.

[French diplomatique, from New Latin diplōmaticus, from Latin diplōma, diplōmat-, letter of introduction; see diploma.]

dip′lo·mat′i·cal·ly adv.

diplomatic

(ˌdɪpləˈmætɪk)
adj
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of or relating to diplomacy or diplomats
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) skilled in negotiating, esp between states or people
3. tactful in dealing with people
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of or relating to diplomatics
5. (Library Science & Bibliography) of or relating to diplomatics
[C18: from French diplomatique concerning the documents of diplomacy, from New Latin diplōmaticus; see diploma]
ˌdiploˈmatically adv

dip•lo•mat•ic

(ˌdɪp ləˈmæt ɪk)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or engaged in diplomacy.
2. skilled in dealing with sensitive matters or people; tactful.
[1705–15; < French diplomatique < New Latin diplōmaticus= Latin diplōmat-, s. of diplōma diploma + -icus -ic]
dip`lo•mat′i•cal•ly, adv.
syn: diplomatic, politic, tactful imply ability to avoid offending others, esp. in situations where this is important. diplomatic suggests a smoothness and skill in handling others, usu. in such a way as to attain one's own ends and yet avoid any unpleasantness or opposition: diplomatic inquiries about his finances. politic emphasizes expeiency or prudence in looking out for one's own interests, thus knowing how to treat people of different types in delicate situations: a truth which it is not politic to insist on. tactful suggests a nice touch in the handling of delicate matters or situations; it often involves a sincere desire not to hurt the feelings of others: a tactful way of correcting someone.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.diplomatic - relating to or characteristic of diplomacy; "diplomatic immunity"
2.diplomatic - using or marked by tact in dealing with sensitive matters or people; "the hostess averted a confrontation with a diplomatic chenage of subject"
politic - marked by artful prudence, expedience, and shrewdness; "it is neither polite nor politic to get into other people's quarrels"; "a politic decision"; "a politic manager"; "a politic old scoundrel"; "a shrewd and politic reply"
undiplomatic - not skilled in dealing with others

diplomatic

adjective
1. consular, official, foreign-office, ambassadorial, foreign-politic The two countries have resumed full diplomatic relations.

diplomatic

adjective
Showing sensitivity and skill in dealing with others:
Translations
دِبلوماسيدِبْلُوماسيّلَبِق وماهر في التَّعامُل
diplomatický
diplomatisktaktfuld
diplomaattinentahdikas
diplomatski
diplomáciaidiplomatikus
diplómata-lipur, háttvís, nærgætinn
外交上の
외교의
diplomatický
diplomatski
diplomatisk
เกี่ยวกับการทูต
diplomatikustalıklıdiplomatça
mang tính ngoại giao

diplomatic

[ˌdɪpləˈmætɪk]
A. ADJ
1. (Pol) → diplomático
2. (= tactful) → diplomático
B. CPD diplomatic bag Nvalija f diplomática
diplomatic corps Ncuerpo m diplomático
diplomatic immunity Ninmunidad f diplomática
diplomatic pouch N (US) = diplomatic bag diplomatic relations NPL to break off diplomatic relationsromper las relaciones diplomáticas
diplomatic service Nservicio m diplomático

diplomatic

[ˌdɪpləˈmætɪk] adj
[relations, solution] → diplomatique
to break off diplomatic relations → rompre les relations diplomatiques
to resume diplomatic relations → reprendre les relations diplomatiques
(= tactful) [person] → diplomatediplomatic bag n (British)valise f diplomatiquediplomatic corps ncorps m diplomatiquediplomatic immunity nimmunité f diplomatiquediplomatic pouch n (mainly US)valise f diplomatiquediplomatic service Diplomatic Service n (mainly British) the diplomatic service → le service diplomatiquedipped headlights nplfeux mpl de croisement

diplomatic

adj (lit, fig)diplomatisch

diplomatic

:
diplomatic bag
n (Brit) → Diplomatenpost f
diplomatic corps
diplomatic immunity
nImmunität f
diplomatic pouch
diplomatic service

diplomatic

[ˌdɪpləˈmætɪk] adj (also) (fig) → diplomatico/a
diplomatic bag (Am) diplomatic pouch → valigia diplomatica
diplomatic service → diplomazia
to break off diplomatic relations → rompere le relazioni diplomatiche

diplomacy

(diˈplouməsi) noun
1. the business of making agreements, treaties etc between countries; the business of looking after the affairs of one's country etc in a foreign country.
2. skill and tact in dealing with people, persuading them etc. Use a little diplomacy and she'll soon agree to help.
diplomat (ˈdipləmӕt) noun
a person engaged in diplomacy. He is a diplomat at the American embassy.
diplomatic (dipləˈmӕtik) adjective
1. concerning diplomacy. a diplomatic mission.
2. tactful. a diplomatic remark.
ˌdiploˈmatically adverb

diplomatic

دِبْلُوماسيّ diplomatický diplomatisk diplomatisch διπλωματικός diplomático diplomaattinen diplomatique diplomatski diplomatico 外交上の 외교의 diplomatiek diplomatisk dyplomatyczny diplomático дипломатический diplomatisk เกี่ยวกับการทูต diplomatik mang tính ngoại giao 外交的
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