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In retirement the former diplomat served in many senior non-executive roles. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But former senior diplomats slammed the attack as'a smear '. The Sun (2017)That is beyond dispute,' a senior diplomat said. Times, Sunday Times (2017)She could serve them as an informal ambassador with foreign diplomats and visiting royalty. CHRISTINA QUEEN OF SWEDEN: The Restless Life of a European Eccentric (2004)He had been a diplomat and government official in the previous regime. Times, Sunday Times (2013) British diplomats have not been given access to the two employees still held. Times, Sunday Times (2009) American diplomats acted quickly to repair the damage. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Western diplomats said there was little hope of brokering a end to the conflict without his blessing. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The former diplomat was able to submit eight nomination letters from national associations. The Sun (2015)He has worked his way through and become a diplomat and an ambassador for the club. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Diplomats and military officials maintained an optimistic public rhetoric. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The country 's diplomats and soldiers have failed to stabilise the neighbourhood. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The trial was held behind closed doors and was attended by two British diplomats. The Sun (2012)He pulls his punches, perhaps inevitably for a former diplomat. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The first instinct of Western diplomats is to urge compromise and negotiation. Times, Sunday Times (2008) British diplomats said that they were encouraged by his comments, but said that the situation was still very fluid. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They were known to throw dinner parties for diplomats and officials at the UN. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The goals are laudable and no one doubts the sincerity of the soldiers, the aid officials and the diplomats to carry out the job. Times, Sunday Times (2006)One senior European diplomat said that it was a one-sided account. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A senior diplomat said: 'We have no idea how long this will go on for. The Sun (2009)
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British English: diplomat /ˈdɪpləˌmæt/ NOUN
A diplomat is a senior official, usually based at an embassy, who negotiates with another country on behalf of his or her own country.
...a Western diplomat with long experience in Asia.
- American English: diplomat
- Arabic: دِبْلُوماسيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: diplomata
- Chinese: 外交官
- Croatian: diplomat
- Czech: diplomat
- Danish: diplomat
- Dutch: diplomaat
- European Spanish: diplomático
- Finnish: diplomaatti
- French: diplomate
- German: Diplomat
- Greek: διπλωμάτης
- Italian: diplomatico
- Japanese: 外交官
- Korean: 외교관
- Norwegian: diplomat
- Polish: dyplomata
- European Portuguese: diplomata
- Romanian: diplomat
- Russian: дипломат
- Spanish: diplomático
- Swedish: diplomat
- Thai: นักการทูต
- Turkish: diplomat
- Ukrainian: дипломат
- Vietnamese: nhà ngoại giao
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