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Synonyms for diplomacy
dɪˈploʊ mə si

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. diplomacy, diplomatic negotiations(noun)

    negotiation between nations

    statecraft, discreetness, diplomatic negotiations, statesmanship, delicacy, finesse

  2. delicacy, diplomacy, discreetness, finesse(noun)

    subtly skillful handling of a situation

    diplomatic negotiations, daintiness, finesse, dainty, delicacy, statesmanship, prudence, circumspection, slightness, discreetness, fineness, airiness, treat, fragility, kickshaw, goody, discretion, statecraft

  3. statesmanship, statecraft, diplomacy(noun)

    wisdom in the management of public affairs

    statecraft, delicacy, discreetness, diplomatic negotiations, finesse, statesmanship

Editors Contribution

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    Submitted by elbertfarage on June 22, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. diplomacy(n.)

    art of negotiating

  2. diplomacy(n.)

    artful management

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    diplomatic, foreign

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  1. Enlai Zhou:

    All diplomacy is a continuation of war by other means. (1954)

  2. Choe Son Hui:

    The United States would have to take full responsibility if the opportunity for diplomacy disappears in Korean peninsula for (the U.S.) not taking corresponding measures.

  3. Peter Goldring:

    It's heavy-handed, i think it's clumsy diplomacy.

  4. Chuck Schumer:

    It is because I believe Iran will not change, and under this agreement it will be able to achieve its dual goals of eliminating sanctions while ultimately retaining its nuclear and non-nuclear power, better to keep U.S. sanctions in place, strengthen them, enforce secondary sanctions on other nations, and pursue the hard-trodden path of diplomacy once more, difficult as it may be.

  5. Susanne Roff:

    There was an awful lot of sympathy for the Soviet Union during the war and post war years, there was a considerable number of communists, socialists and fellow travelers in the upper echelons of British diplomacy and other fields, particularly in the laboratories of Cambridge.

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