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vacation diplomacy

vacation diplomacy
 n.— «Xinhua news agency today carries a commentary titled, “What are the taiwan authorities up to while going in for ‘sports diplomacy’?,” which reads as follows: Over the past few years, the taiwan authorities have pursued their so-called “substantial diplomacy” and “pragmatic diplomacy” as well as “vacation diplomacy,” “transit diplomacy,” “ceremony diplomacy” and “money diplomacy.”» —“Commentary exposes taiwan’s ‘sports diplomacy’” in Beijing Xinhua News Agency (China) Sept. 17, 1994. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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