(?), n. [F. diplomatie. This word, like supremacy, retains the accent of its original. See Diploma.] 1. The art and practice of conducting negotiations between nations (particularly in securing treaties), including the methods and forms usually employed.
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2. Dexterity or skill in securing advantages; tact.
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3. The body of ministers or envoys resident at a court; the diplomatic body. [R.] Burke.





(?) }, n. [F. diplomate.] A diplomatist.
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