Definition of diplomatic corps in English:

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diplomatic corps

Pronunciation: /ˈˌdipləˈmadik kô(ə)rz/


The body of diplomats residing in a particular country.
Example sentences
  • On 19 October, the city went under martial law and the government offices and diplomatic corps began evacuating to Kuibyshev.
  • World War I, however, brought revolutions, national democratic movements, and the first wave of anti-imperialism: the aristocratic veneer of the diplomatic corps began to wear thin.
  • The Renaissance papacy, infamous for nepotism and corruption, nevertheless went on to contribute innovations in diplomacy, such as resident ambassadors and rules for the diplomatic corps at Rome.

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Syllabification: dip·lo·mat·ic corps

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