- to use diplomacy or tact.
- to use the techniques of diplomacy on.
Also especially British, di·plo·ma·tise.
Origin of diplomatize
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Examples from the Web for diplomatize
I am accustomed to go at once to the point—I cannot diplomatize.Frederick The Great and His Family