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diplomat

noun [C] uk   /ˈdɪp.lə.mæt/ us  
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 diplomat approving a person who is skilled at dealing with difficult situations in a way that does not offend people
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