diplomatic immunity

noun

Definition of diplomatic immunity 

: an international law that gives foreign diplomats special rights in the country where they are working

Note: Under diplomatic immunity, diplomats cannot be arrested and do not have to pay taxes while working in other countries.

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see immunity

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