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Definition of 'diplomacy'

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This is top-drawer diplomacy, conducted discreetly with cards close to the chest. The Sun (2016)The economic pivot east will rebalance international diplomacy and security efforts as the US seeks to remain the world's leading power. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Wise teachers know that the solution is always honesty coupled with tact and diplomacy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)With such industrial power came influence and other members of the family entered politics and diplomacy. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The suspicion is that much of his international diplomacy is conducted in a similarly conciliatory way. Times, Sunday Times (2014) International economic diplomacy is usually conducted behind closed doors. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There are other times when we might avoid a war by more careful diplomacy. Christianity Today (2000)Use intuition to get the feel of things and tact and diplomacy to sort them out. The Sun (2015)This will require some nimble politics and diplomacy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is a reasonable expectation that diplomacy must be conducted in an atmosphere of trust. Times, Sunday Times (2010) International diplomacy relies on a common language and shared objectives. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He is full of tact and diplomacy and good leaders are like that. The Sun (2012)They are not about politics or diplomacy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But they must approach with the utmost diplomacy and tact. Thomas Blaikie Blaikie's Guide to Modern Manners (2005)It was an act of quiet diplomacy of the kind western leaders and businessmen insist works so well. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The ambiguities of courtly love were supposed to have prepared him for the veiled language of international diplomacy. The Times Literary Supplement (2013) British diplomacy should stand with it. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Your diplomacy skills will be called on today when friends don't see eye to eye. The Sun (2015)To some he has tarnished British diplomacy to such an extent that we are irrelevant. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Patient diplomacy, careful negotiation and detailed policy must move leaders together. Times, Sunday Times (2009)That deal was forged largely through British diplomacy. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Covering diplomacy, one learns to listen not just for what people say but also for what they do not say. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Score one for papal diplomacy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)While his appetite for inquiry exceeded his skills in diplomacy, that is the right balance for the academic in public service. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I don't know how you conduct diplomacy in that way. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But the next stage of the process requires the Prime Minister to display the more subtle skill of meticulous diplomacy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)

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Synonyms of 'diplomacy'

statesmanship, foreign affairs, international relations, statecraft

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Translations for 'diplomacy'

British English: diplomacy NOUN
Diplomacy is the activity or profession of managing relations between the governments of different countries.
Today's Security Council resolution will be a significant success for diplomacy.

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