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adjective     diplomatic pronunciation in American English
  1. 1
    relating to the profession or skill of preserving or creating friendly relationships between countries

    a diplomatic mission

    diplomatic sources (=diplomats):

    According to diplomatic sources, elections there have been canceled.

  2. 2
    able to deal with people in a sensitive way that does not upset or offend them

    a diplomatic answer

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     diplomatically pronunciation in American English
/ˌdɪpləˈmætɪkli/ adverb

“I think I’ll take Jane home now,” Ray said diplomatically.

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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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