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diplomatnoun [C]

us   /ˈdɪp·ləˌmæt/
politics & government a person who officially represents a country’s interests in a foreign country: She is a skilled diplomat and an expert negotiator.
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diplomatnoun [C]

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

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