diplomatist diplomatist

Definition(s):

  • (n) an official engaged in international negotiations

Usage(s):

  1. Able diplomatist that he is, His Holiness had foreseen that the Allies would fight.
  2. The captain of those days was navigator, merchant, banker and diplomatist as occasion required; witness his first voyage to Europe as shipmaster.
  3. A good diplomatist must be a pinch-hitter.

Quotes

  1. Cold war historian John Gaddis, who is writing a biography of Mr Kennan said: "He'll be remembered as a diplomatist and a grand strategist."
    on Mar 18, 2005 By: George Kennan Source: BBC News

  2. "He'll be remembered as a diplomatist and a grand strategist," said John Lewis Gaddis, a leading historian of the cold war, who is preparing a biography of Mr. Kennan. "But he saw himself as a literary figure. He would have loved to have been...
    on Mar 17, 2005 By: John Lewis Gaddis Source: New York Times

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