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diplomat

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noun dip·lo·mat \ˈdi-plə-ˌmat\

Simple Definition of diplomat

  • : a person who represents his or her country's government in a foreign country : someone whose work is diplomacy

  • : a person who has skill in dealing with other people

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of diplomat

  1. :  one employed or skilled in diplomacy

Examples of diplomat in a sentence

  1. The President will be meeting with foreign diplomats.

  2. He's a talented architect but a poor diplomat.



Origin and Etymology of diplomat

French diplomate, back-formation from diplomatique


First Known Use: 1813


DIPLOMAT Defined for Kids

diplomat

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noun dip·lo·mat \ˈdi-plə-ˌmat\

Definition of diplomat for Students

  1. 1 :  a person whose work is keeping good relations between the governments of different countries

  2. 2 :  a person who is good at dealing with people in a way that avoids bad feelings




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