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    Arrow exact meaning?

    could you sir please tell me the exact meaning?

    in diplomatic circles,

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    Re: exact meaning?

    Where diplomats are keeping to themselves... A circle is a group of people sharing an interest, activity, or achievement.

    As in:

    business circles
    financial circles
    commercial circles
    society circles

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    Re: exact meaning?

    Not quite so restrictive as "keeping to themselves" - it is usually used to mean that something occurs in the world of diplomacy.

    It does help to have your source sentence for a phrase like this which can have several interpretations


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    Re: exact meaning?

    i realy appreciated the way you have explained dear Anglika.

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