Definition of Diplomat

1. Noun. An official engaged in international negotiations.

2. Noun. A person who deals tactfully with others.
Generic synonyms: Go-between, Intercessor, Intermediary, Intermediator, Mediator
Derivative terms: Diplomatical

Definition of Diplomat

1. n. A diplomatist.

Definition of Diplomat

1. Noun. A person who is accredited, such as an ambassador, to officially represent a government in its relations with other governments or international organisations ¹

2. Noun. (figuratively) Someone who uses skill and tact in dealing with other people ¹

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Definition of Diplomat

1. a governmental official [n -S]

Medical Definition of Diplomat

1. A diplomatist. Origin: F. Diplomate. To invest with a title o privilege by diploma. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diplomat

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Literary usage of Diplomat

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Treaty Making Power of the United States by Charles Henry Butler (1902)
"He did not escape criticism and scandal, but in his long service he never failed in 1 his duty as a diplomat and patriot. As we have seen, his acts were not ..."

2. Handbook of International Law by George Grafton Wilson (1910)
"At the audience the diplomat presents his letter of credence, and usually makes a ... (a) Inviolability of person is necessary, in ordar that a diplomat, ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1922)
"THE FATAL FORTNIGHT BY AN AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN diplomat [The Editor of the National Review introduces this account, by a distinguished diplomat, ..."

4. The Practice of Diplomacy as Illustrated in the Foreign Relations of the by John Watson Foster (1906)
"CHAPTER VI DUTIES OF A diplomat — TO THE FOREIGN GOVERNMENT WE come now to consider the duties of the envoy having relation to the government of the country ..."

5. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1921)
"The old diplomat's life is demanded and his riches confiscated—with ROCKY KANE WOULD REMEMBER THE CROWDED LINK OF CARTS. . . .THE UNRULY MULES. ..."

6. A History of My Time: Memoirs of Chancellor Pasquier by Etienne-Denis Pasquier, Edme Armand Gaston Audiffret-Pasquier (1893)
"... of Wurtemberg— Magnificence of the ceremony •*- M. de Talleyrand appointed Vice-Grand Elector — Strained relations between the Emperor and that diplomat ..."

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