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diplomacy

noun di·plo·ma·cy \də-ˈplō-mə-sē\

: the work of maintaining good relations between the governments of different countries

: skill in dealing with others without causing bad feelings

Full Definition of DIPLOMACY

1
:  the art and practice of conducting negotiations between nations
2
:  skill in handling affairs without arousing hostility :  tact

Examples of DIPLOMACY

  1. She has had a long and distinguished career in diplomacy.
  2. The government avoided a war by successfully resolving the issues through diplomacy.
  3. This is a situation that calls for tactful diplomacy.

First Known Use of DIPLOMACY

1796

Other Government and Politics Terms

agent provocateur, agitprop, autarky, cabal, egalitarianism, federalism, hegemony, plenipotentiary, popular sovereignty, socialism

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