1 person in the diplomatic service, eg an ambassador 外交官（如大使）; 外交家.
2 person clever at dealing with people; tactful person 通权达变的人; 有交际手腕的人; 机智练达的人.
1800-1900; Language: French;Origin:
diplomate, from diplomatique; DIPLOMATIC
someone who officially represents their government in a foreign country
→ambassador French diplomats
someone who is good at dealing with people without upsetting them
1. We need a diplomat to deal with these problems. 我们需要一个外交家来处理这些问题。
2. A diplomat must have tact. 外交官要有机智。