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Definition of Diplomacy


  1. The art and practice of conducting negotiations between nations (particularly in securing treaties), including the methods and forms usually employed.
  2. Dexterity or skill in securing advantages; tact.
  3. The body of ministers or envoys resident at a court; the diplomatic body.

Diplomacy Quotations

My career was always about working with people, and understanding issues and problems and helping them to solve those issues and problems. How you deal with people - that's what diplomacy is all about. So while I'm not a career diplomat, many of the skills I had seemed to directly translate into the diplomatic arena.
John Roos

We always have hoped that American diplomacy deploys itself in dialogue and persuasion rather than by ultimatums. That is the path we want in international relations.
Mahmoud Abbas

Camus believed in dialogue and diplomacy, and enlisted his work as a philosopher to the need to find nonviolent solutions, whereas Sartre called for violent conflicts and justified terror.
Michel Onfray

Diplomacy is the art of saying 'Nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Will Rogers

Diplomacy is fundamentally working with people, bringing people together to deal with difficult issues.
John Roos
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Diplomacy Translations

diplomacy in French is diplomatie
diplomacy in German is Diplomatie
diplomacy in Italian is diplomazia
diplomacy in Spanish is diplomacia
diplomacy in Swedish is diplomati
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