summitry

noun
sum·​mit·​ry | \ ˈsə-mə-trē How to pronounce summitry (audio) \

Definition of summitry

: the use of a summit conference for international negotiation

Examples of summitry in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In a pivotal week of European summitry, two of the West’s major geopolitical blocs are focusing on what they were built to do: Hedge against the Kremlin. Ishaan Tharoor, Washington Post, 27 June 2022 President Biden and leaders of NATO allies agreed to double the organization’s troop presence in Eastern Europe during a flurry of wartime summitry Thursday in Brussels, Eli Stokols and Tracy Wilkinson reported. David Lautersenior Editor, Los Angeles Times, 25 Mar. 2022 But since then, since the whole shift to summitry and diplomacy and Trump meeting with Kim, Xi Jinping met with Kim Jong Un five times. CBS News, 9 Feb. 2022 Kim’s high-stakes summitry with former President Donald Trump derailed in 2019 after the Americans rejected North Korea’s demands for major sanctions relief in exchange for a partial surrender of its nuclear capabilities. NBC News, 27 Jan. 2022 Kim’s high-stakes summitry with then-President Donald Trump derailed in 2019 after the Americans rejected North Korea’s demands for major sanctions relief in exchange for a partial surrender of its nuclear capabilities. Kim Tong-hyung, USA TODAY, 27 Jan. 2022 North America’s leaders are reviving three-way summitry after a Trump-era break. The Christian Science Monitor, 18 Nov. 2021 Biden has long savored international summitry for its ample opportunities for backslapping. Kevin Liptak, CNN, 3 Nov. 2021 And although there has been a collective sigh of relief from Biden’s fellow leaders, the sense that remains after this year’s round of summitry is not one of careful management and reform and progress, but one of decline and division and loss. Tom Mctague, The Atlantic, 2 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of summitry

1958, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

2 Jul 2022

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“Summitry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/summitry. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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