Meaning of “diplomatic immunity” in the English Dictionary

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"diplomatic immunity" in British English

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diplomatic immunitynoun [ U ]

uk /ˌdɪp.lə.mæt.ɪk ɪˈmjuː.nɪ.ti/ us /ˌdɪp.lə.mæt̬.ɪk ɪˈmjuː.nə.t̬i/

the special rights that diplomats have while working in a country that is not their own, such as freedom from legal action:

He did not have to pay his speeding fine because he pleaded diplomatic immunity.

(Definition of “diplomatic immunity” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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