- diplomatic immunity
- nounexemption from taxation or normal processes of law that is offered to diplomatic personnel in a foreign country
* * *noun [noncount]: an international law that gives foreign diplomats special rights in the country where they are working◇ Under diplomatic immunity, diplomats cannot be arrested and do not have to pay taxes while working in other countries.
* * *special rights given to ↑diplomats working in a foreign country which mean they cannot be arrested, taxed, etc. in that country
The advisers were granted diplomatic immunity.
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