diplomatic minister

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n diplomatic minister a diplomat representing one government to another; ranks below ambassador
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Usage

In literature:

This situation made Minister Adams an exception among diplomats.
"The Education of Henry Adams" by Henry Adams
He was successful as a diplomat as minister to Turkey and to Italy.
"My Memories of Eighty Years" by Chauncey M. Depew
The whole diplomatic body assembled at the dwelling of the minister of the United Provinces.
"The History of England from the Accession of James II." by Thomas Babington Macaulay
In the diplomatic service, as Louisa says, you come to be known to Ministers gradually, I mean.
"Evan Harrington, Complete" by George Meredith
The diplomatic establishment in Europe will be reduced to three ministers.
"Sustained honor" by John R. Musick,
And now the kings and princes, with their ministers of state and diplomats, met at Vienna to decide what should be the map of Europe.
"The World War and What was Behind It" by Louis P. Benezet
Sir Magnus only dined out with royalty, cabinet ministers, and other diplomats.
"Mr. Scarborough's Family" by Anthony Trollope
To a minister of foreign affairs, under the inspection of diplomatic committee.
"History of the Girondists, Volume I" by Alphonse de Lamartine
Gobind Ram, the Vizier's diplomatic minister at Calcutta.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. XI. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
With such diplomatic talents, he would have made a great prime minister.
"Snarley-yow" by Frederick Marryat
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In news:

The diplomatic flap consumed British media on Thursday especially after Prime Minister David Cameron hit back.
An ex-maid has accused Philippine diplomat Lauro L Baja Jr, flanked by Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and British Prime Minister Tony Blair at the United Nations in 2005, of making her d work 126-hour weeks with no pay.
Over the last week, as President Bush pinged from country to country and prime minister to president, he was in some senses the epitome of diplomatic etiquette.
Former Foreign Minister Nguyen Co Thach of Vietnam, the urbane diplomat who struggled but failed to normalize relations with the United States in the 1980's, died on Friday at the age of 75, foreign diplomats in Hanoi said today.
Now, there's a fine exercise in the diplomatic niceties one must endure when one is prime minister of a small state in the near east, surrounded by enemies.
Libya's national assembly elects former diplomat as prime minister.
Libya's national assembly elected former diplomat Ali Zeidan as prime minister on Sunday.
The Iranian Foreign Minister publicly divorced his Government today from the death threat imposed on the British author Salman Rushdie in 1989 by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, and Britain responded by restoring full diplomatic relations.
Iran reacted angrily to assertions by French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and accused him of not understanding the realities in the region after the diplomat accused Tehran of being responsible for the Gaza conflict.
The memo surfaced after the recent high-profile closures of Canada's embassies in Iran and Syria, decisions that Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Baird have said were made to keep Canadian diplomats out of harm's way.
Israeli deputy foreign minister says diplomatic pressure working against Iran.
EU foreign ministers will on Monday thrash out positions on increasingly thorny problems in the Middle East, but the bloc will likely not follow France in giving full recognition to the new Syrian opposition, diplomats said.
Baghdad — Tariq Aziz, who served as Iraq's top diplomat under Saddam Hussein , will be executed next year, after US forces have pulled out of the country, according to an adviser to Iraq's prime minister.
R ussia's foreign minister says Russian and US diplomats are meeting with UN peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi for more talks on the Syrian civil war.
The election pits Nobel Peace Prize winner and incumbent, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, against fellow Harvard graduate Winston Tubman, who is a one-time justice minister and former UN diplomat.
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