Definition of diplomatic service in English:

diplomatic service

Line breaks: dip¦lo|mat¦ic ser|vice

noun

  • The government department concerned with the representation of a country abroad.
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    • No international jurist of the present day has a wider or more deserved reputation than Calvo, who, though writing in French, is a citizen of the Argentine Republic, employed in its diplomatic service abroad.
    • The second is the creation of an EU foreign minister, ending the institutional split between the European commission and governments, with a diplomatic service to represent the EU round the world.
    • We don't want and we don't need a written constitution for Europe with its own president, its own foreign secretary, its own diplomatic service and even its own army.

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