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"Embajador" is a noun which is often translated as "ambassador", and "diplomático" is an adjective which is often translated as "diplomatic". Learn more about the difference between "embajador" and "diplomático" below.
el embajador, la embajadora(
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This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1. (diplomat)
a. ambassador
El embajador de Rusia fue invitado a la ceremonía.The Russian ambassador was invited to the ceremony.
2. (envoy)
a. ambassador
La cantante fue nombrada embajadora de buena voluntad de las Naciones Unidas.The singer was named as a United Nations Goodwill Ambassador.
b. emissary
Actuó como embajador de su gobierno tras encomendársele una misión especial.He acted as an emissary for his government, having been tasked with a special mission.
3. (representative)
a. ambassador (person)
Es una conocida diseñadora y se la considera embajadora de la moda italiana.She's a well-known designer who is considered to be an ambassador for Italian fashion.
b. advertisement (thing)
El cava es un gran embajador de la industria vinícola española.Cava is a great advertisement for the Spanish wine-making industry.
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diplomático(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (politics)
a. diplomatic
Durante su carrera diplomática, Julio trabajó en numerosas embajadas y consulados.During his diplomatic career, Julio worked in many in embassies and consulates.
2. (discreet)
a. diplomatic
Insultarlo de esa manera no fue para nada diplomático.It wasn't diplomatic at all insulting him like that.
b. tactful
Me dejó de manera tan diplomática que no pude enfadarme con él.He broke up with me in such a tactful way that I couldn't be mad with him.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
3. (profession)
a. diplomat
Un grupo de diplomáticos se reunió en Ginebra para discutir sobre problemas fronterizos.A group of diplomats met in Geneva to discuss border issues.
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