Definition of 'diplomatic'
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The two countries have had no diplomatic relations since. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Diplomatic sources say both men are under official protection. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He spent 25 years in the diplomatic service. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He is thought to be considering a last-ditch diplomatic effort to curb construction before January. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A diplomatic source said:'The irony is that the royal family has used oil to slow down social change. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Maybe being diplomatic and tactful would work better. The Sun (2015)The countries do not have formal diplomatic relations. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It had been hoped that the month would allow further diplomatic efforts to find a compromise solution. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Is there any way of resurrecting the situation and restoring diplomatic relations? Times, Sunday Times (2008)International diplomatic efforts to end the conflict were grinding slowly forward. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In this pause diplomatic efforts at war termination might be undertaken. NATO's Changing Strategic Agenda (1990)So far the western reading of its obligations under the memorandum has been to invest in a diplomatic solution. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Malaysia said yesterday that it had sent diplomatic cables to all the countries in the search area to request help. Times, Sunday Times (2014)China has made no such report, according to diplomatic sources. Times, Sunday Times (2013)By all means tell them you've worked your own way forward but be tactful and diplomatic. The Sun (2015)He found an opportunity to do so by putting down a motion on the unlikely subject of a proposed merger of the consular and diplomatic services. DISRAELI: A Personal History (2004)All that our diplomatic service has to do is ditch the haughty British sense of the high moral ground and grab some dollars. Times, Sunday Times (2010)My husband had not been in the diplomatic service when I said yes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)From the Spanish, he received full diplomatic protection. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In dealings with others you are diplomatic, tactful and intuitive, quite an impressive list. The Sun (2015)The policy is a significant step for two countries that established full diplomatic relations only in 1991, but it has also prompted criticism. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I used beauty,' she says of her diplomatic technique. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'diplomatic'
British English: diplomatic /ˌdɪpləˈmætɪk/ ADJECTIVE
Diplomatic means relating to diplomacy and diplomats.
There was an attempt to resume diplomatic relations.
- American English: diplomatic
- Arabic: دِبْلُوماسيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: diplomático
- Chinese: 外交的
- Croatian: diplomatski
- Czech: diplomatický
- Danish: diplomatisk
- Dutch: diplomatiek
- European Spanish: diplomático
- Finnish: diplomaattinen
- French: diplomatique
- German: diplomatisch
- Greek: διπλωματικός
- Italian: diplomatico
- Japanese: 外交上の
- Korean: 외교의
- Norwegian: diplomatisk
- Polish: dyplomatyczny
- European Portuguese: diplomático
- Romanian: diplomat
- Russian: дипломатический
- Spanish: diplomático
- Swedish: diplomatisk
- Thai: เกี่ยวกับการทูต
- Turkish: diplomatik
- Ukrainian: дипломатичний
- Vietnamese: mang tính ngoại giao
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