diplomatic immunity

noun

Definition of diplomatic immunity

  1. :  an international law that gives foreign diplomats special rights in the country where they are working Under diplomatic immunity, diplomats cannot be arrested and do not have to pay taxes while working in other countries.

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diplomaticplay
  1. :  paleographic

    :  exactly reproducing the original

    :  of, relating to, or concerned with the art and practice of conducting negotiations between nations :  of, relating to, or concerned with diplomacy or diplomats

immunityplay
  1. :  the quality or state of being immune

    :  a condition of being able to resist a particular disease especially through preventing development of a pathogenic microorganism or by counteracting the effects of its products


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