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diplomatic bag

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Definition of diplomatic bag in English:

noun

British
A container in which official mail is sent to or from an embassy, which is not subject to customs inspection.
Example sentences
  • Kissinger used diplomatic bags to smuggle lethal weapons past the customs of a democracy; he is potentially outside the law as much as any terrorist.
  • What do you think is in all those diplomatic bags that they carry all over the world?
  • Under international convention, diplomatic bags are supposed to go through customs unimpeded, and the European Union has also protested against Zimbabwe's action.

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