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diplomatic surge
 n.— «President George W. Bush this week celebrated security gains from the US troop “surge” in Iraq—but made clear that US hopes rest heavily on what some aides call “the diplomatic surge.”» —“US counting on ‘diplomatic surge’ for Iraq” in Washington, D.C. Agence France-Presse Apr. 12, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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