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Diplomatic immunity is the freedom from legal action and from paying taxes that a diplomat has in the country in which he or she is working. ⇒ The embassy official claimed diplomatic immunity and was later released.
Example sentences containing 'diplomatic immunity'
Harrysays I'm not to worry, as we have diplomatic immunity.Gaskin, Catherine THE AMBASSADOR'S WOMENHarry was called, waiving diplomatic immunity , and told the coroner of the news he had given Dena when she returned from New York.Gaskin, Catherine THE AMBASSADOR'S WOMENI don't think diplomatic immunity will mean much if the Germans take Moscow... `Gaskin, Catherine THE AMBASSADOR'S WOMENMy mother, for example, not only gave no permission, but was in fact a foreigner, a foreigner with diplomatic immunity.