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diplomatic

adjective uk   /ˌdɪp.ləˈmæt.ɪk/  us   /-ˈmæt̬-/
C1 involving diplomats or the management of the relationships between countries: diplomatic negotiationsC2 approving acting in a way that does not cause offence: Ask him nicely - be diplomatic.
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adverb uk   us   /-ɪ.kəl.i/
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