The definition of a diplomat is a person chosen by a government to represent the country with other governments.(noun)
An example of a diplomat is a Norwegian ambassador meeting with the president of a country in Europe.
See diplomat in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr diplomate, back-form. < diplomatique (after nouns ending in -ate, as aristocrate), diplomatic
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Origin: French diplomate
Origin: , back-formation from diplomatique, diplomatic; see diplomatic.
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