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From French diplomatie, back-formation from diplomatique, ultimately from Latin diploma (“letter of recommendation or authority”); see diploma.
You have much to learn about diplomacy, little brother.
The " buffer-state " of modern diplomacy is of the same ineffectual type.
French became the language of diplomacy and international affairs.
Finding that diplomacy was of no avail to obtain the reparation from Castro that was demanded by their subjects, the three powers unwillingly had recourse to coercion.
Instead of war in his background, there was peacemaking and diplomacy from the beginning.
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