diplomatize

verb di·plo·ma·tize \ -məˌtīz \

Definition of diplomatize

-ed/-ing/-s
transitive verb
1 archaic :to confer a diploma upon
2 :to treat or manage with diplomacy :aid in the manner of a diplomatist
intransitive verb
:to act like a diplomat or with adroitness and tact :practice diplomacy

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Origin and Etymology of diplomatize

in sense 1 (transitive), from Latin diplomat-, diploma + English -ize; in other senses, from 1diplomatic, after such pairs as English dramatic: dramatize


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