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English definition of “diplomat”

diplomat

noun [C]     /ˈdɪp.lə.mæt/
B2 (old-fashioned diplomatist) an official whose job is to represent one country in another, and who usually works in an embassy: a Spanish /British diplomatDiplomacy and mediation approving a person who is skilled at dealing with difficult situations in a way that does not offend people People having good qualities
(Definition of diplomat noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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