HyperDic: diplomat

English > 2 senses of the word diplomat:
NOUNperson diplomat, diplomatistan official engaged in international negotiations
person diplomata person who deals tactfully with others
diplomat > pronunciation
Soundsdih'plahmae.t
Rhymesacrobat ... ziggurat: 63 rhymes with aet...
English > diplomat: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn official engaged in international negotiations.
Synonymdiplomatist
InstancesBunche, Ralph Bunche, Ralph Johnson BuncheUnited States diplomat and United Nations official (1904-1971)
Dulles, John Foster DullesUnited States diplomat who (as Secretary of State) pursued a policy of opposition to the USSR by providing aid to American allies (1888-1959)
Galbraith, John Galbraith, John Kenneth GalbraithUnited States economist (born in Canada) who served as ambassador to India (born in 1908)
Genet, Edmund Charles Edouard Genet, Citizen GenetFrench diplomat who in 1793 tried to draw the United States into the war between France and England (1763-1834)
Grotius, Hugo Grotius, Huig de GrootDutch jurist and diplomat whose writings established the basis of modern international law (1583-1645)
Hammarskjold, Dag Hammarskjold, Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl HammarskjoldSwedish diplomat who greatly extended the influence of the United Nations in peacekeeping matters (1905-1961)
Harriman, Averell Harriman, William Averell HarrimanUnited States financier who negotiated a treaty with the Soviet Union banning tests of nuclear weapons (1891-1986)
Harris, Townsend HarrisUnited States diplomat who was instrumental in opening Japan to foreign trade (1804-1878)
Hull, Cordell HullUnited States diplomat who did the groundwork for creating the United Nations (1871-1955)
Jay, John JayUnited States diplomat and jurist who negotiated peace treaties with Britain and served as the first chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1745-1829)
Kissinger, Henry Kissinger, Henry Alfred KissingerUnited States diplomat who served under President Nixon and President Ford (born in 1923)
Le Duc ThoVietnamese diplomat who negotiated with Henry Kissinger to end the war in Vietnam (1911-1990)
Lesseps, Ferdinand de Lesseps, Vicomte Ferdinand Marie de LessepsFrench diplomat who supervised the construction of the Suez Canal (1805-1894)
Lie, Trygve Lie, Trygve Halvden LieNorwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968)
Nicolson, Harold Nicolson, Sir Harold George NicolsonEnglish diplomat and author (1886-1968)
Page, Thomas Nelson PageUnited States diplomat and writer about the Old South (1853-1922)
Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt, Anna Eleanor Rooseveltwife of Franklin Roosevelt and a strong advocate of human rights (1884-1962)
Stevenson, Adlai Stevenson, Adlai Ewing StevensonUnited States politician and diplomat (1900-1968)
Waldheim, Kurt WaldheimAustrian diplomat who was Secretary General of the United Nations from 1972 to 1981
NarrowerKennan, George F. Kennan, George Frost KennanUnited States diplomat who recommended a policy of containment in dealing with Soviet aggression (1904-2005)
ambassador, embassadorA diplomat of the highest rank
charge d'affairesThe official temporarily in charge of a diplomatic mission in the absence of the ambassador
consulA diplomat appointed by a government to protect its commercial interests and help its citizens in a foreign country
envoy, envoy extraordinary, minister plenipotentiaryA diplomat having less authority than an ambassador
high commissionerA senior diplomat from one country to another who is assigned ambassadorial rank
internuncio(Roman Catholic Church) a diplomatic representative of the Pope ranking below a nuncio
minister, diplomatic ministerA diplomat representing one government to another
nuncio, papal nuncio(Roman Catholic Church) a diplomatic representative of the Pope having ambassadorial status
persona grataA diplomat who is acceptable to the government to which he is sent
persona non grataA diplomat who is unacceptable to the government to which he is sent
plenipotentiaryA diplomat who is fully authorized to represent his or her government
Broaderofficial, functionaryA worker who holds or is invested with an office
Spanishdiplomático
Catalandiplomàtica, diplomàtic, diplomat
Adjectivesdiplomaticalusing or marked by tact in dealing with sensitive matters or people
English > diplomat: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who deals tactfully with others.
Broadermediator, go-between, intermediator, intermediary, intercessorA negotiator who acts as a link between parties / parties / parties
Spanishdiplomático
Catalandiplomàtic
Adjectivesdiplomaticalusing or marked by tact in dealing with sensitive matters or people

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