diplomatic corps

noun

: all of the foreign diplomats in a country
She is an important member of the diplomatic corps.

Examples of diplomatic corps in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The civil services and the diplomatic corps are also prone to obey the prime minister and his party, even when the demands clash with constitutional norms. Ramachandra Guha, Foreign Affairs, 20 Feb. 2024 Much later, in his 70s, with his successful 40-year career in the Soviet diplomatic corps and the KGB behind him, Mochulsky told his story. Robert Legvold, Foreign Affairs, 1 Mar. 2011 Addressing Portuguese government authorities and the diplomatic corps at a nearby conference center, the pope referred to Portugal’s sea-faring history, its place in Europe and its openness to others. Nicole Winfield, ajc, 2 Aug. 2023 Addressing Portuguese government authorities and the diplomatic corps at a nearby conference center, the pope referred to Portugal’s seafaring history, its place in Europe, and its openness to others. Nicole Winfield, BostonGlobe.com, 2 Aug. 2023 China’s diplomatic corps mustered only a scant rebuttal on Wednesday to the briefings that U.S. officials have offered to foreign governments. Joel Gehrke, Washington Examiner, 8 Feb. 2023

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“Diplomatic corps.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diplomatic%20corps. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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