diplomatically diplomatically  /ˌdɪ plə ˈmæ tɪk li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) with diplomacy; in a diplomatic manner

Usage(s):

  1. Bogged down in Iraq, America simply can't intervene as aggressively--militarily or even diplomatically--as we could a few years ago.
  2. The diplomatically sensitive source of the guns: two state-owned arms manufacturers in China, Poly Technologies and Norinco.
  3. That's how South Korea ended up facing the diplomatically sensitive challenge of having to beat North Korea in order to secure one of the 32 places at World Cup 2010 in South Africa.

News

  1. Pope wades diplomatically into debate about same-sex marriage

    Pope Francis waded diplomatically into the same-sex marriage debate Friday, telling the Archbishop of Canterbury he wants to work together to promote family values 'based on marriage.'
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Alexandria Town Talk

  2. Pope wades diplomatically into gay marriage debate

    Pope Francis waded diplomatically into the gay marriage debate Friday, telling the Archbishop of Canterbury he wants to work together to promote family values ‘‘based on marriage.’’        
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  3. Pope wades diplomatically into gay marriage debate - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

    VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis waded diplomatically into the gay marriage debate Friday, telling the Archbishop of Canterbury he wants to work together to promote family values "based on marriage."
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Quincy Herald-Whig

Quotes

  1. "The best way to solve this diplomatically is for the United States to work with other nations to send a focused message and that is that 'you will be isolated and you will have economic hardship if you continue trying to enrich,'" Bush said.
    on Jul 2, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Reuters

  2. "I told him . . . what he needed to hear," said Mr Reid. "I believe the war at this stage can only be won diplomatically, politically and economically."
    on Apr 19, 2007 By: Harry Reid Source: MSNBC

  3. Hadley said the administration has been trying to solve the Iranian nuclear dilemma without using force, and "the estimate offers hope that the problem can be solved diplomatically.
    on Dec 3, 2007 By: Stephen Hadley Source: International Herald Tribune

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