Diplomacy

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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.

Origin: f. Diplomatie. This word, like supremacy, retains the accent of its original. See diploma.