Share this entry
dollar diplomacy Syllabification: dol·lar di·plo·ma·cy
Pronunciation: /ˈdälər dəˈplōməsē/

Definition of dollar diplomacy in English:


The use of a country’s financial power to extend its international influence.
Example sentences
  • One of the most striking achievements of the book is to demonstrate the reliance upon the lessons and personnel of dollar diplomacy in 1923.
  • Despite its broad goals, by necessity, it is selective in its consideration of dollar diplomacy.
  • For decades they used dollar diplomacy to win over nations with limited budgets where small projects building roads, bridges, wells and fisheries went a long way.
Definition of dollar diplomacy in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources