Diplomatic meaning

dĭplə-mătĭk
The definition of diplomatic is someone who can be sensitive in dealing with others and who can achieve peaceful resolutions or facilitate discussion.

A person who doesn't take sides in a fight but who instead helps others to resolve their differences is an example of someone who is diplomatic.

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Using or marked by tact and sensitivity in dealing with others.
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Of, relating to, or involving diplomacy or diplomats.
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Concerning the relationships between the governments of countries.

She spent thirty years working for Canada's diplomatic service.

Albania immediately severed diplomatic relations with Zimbabwe.

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Tactful and adroit in dealing with people.
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Describing a publication of a text which follows a single basic manuscript, but with variants in other manuscripts noted in the critical apparatus.
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Exhibiting diplomacy; exercising tact or courtesy; using discussion to avoid hard feelings, fights or arguments.

Thoughtful corrections can be diplomatic as well as instructional.

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Relating to diplomatics, or the study of old texts; paleographic.
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Of or connected with diplomacy.
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The science of diplomas, or the art of deciphering ancient writings and determining their age, authenticity, etc.; paleography.
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Origin of diplomatic

  • French diplomatique from New Latin diplōmaticus from Latin diplōma diplōmat- letter of introduction diploma

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French diplomatique.

    From Wiktionary