Definitions

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  • noun the easing of tensions or strained relations (especially between nations), as by agreement, negotiation, or tacit understandings.

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  • noun Alternative form of détente.

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  • noun the easing of tensions or strained relations (especially between nations)

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Examples

  • Through this offensive, originally carried out in secret, which it described as detente, the racist regime sought to isolate the ANC from independent

    POLITICAL REPORT OF THE NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE TO THE NATIONAL CONSULTATIVE CONFERENCE OF THE AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS

  • Dog/cat detente is still on the level of demilitarized zones, alas.

    i need a woman with eyes like rodin, see the body caught within the stone

  • While we remained on the defensive or engaged in detente with the communists during the Cold War, the enemy continued to war against us indefinitely.

    Balkinization

  • While we remained on the defensive or engaged in detente with the communists during the Cold War, the enemy continued to war against us indefinitely.

    Balkinization

  • While we remained on the defensive or engaged in detente with the communists during the Cold War, the enemy continued to war against us indefinitely.

    Balkinization

  • While we remained on the defensive or engaged in detente with the communists during the Cold War, the enemy continued to war against us indefinitely.

    Balkinization

  • While we remained on the defensive or engaged in detente with the communists during the Cold War, the enemy continued to war against us indefinitely.

    Balkinization

  • While we remained on the defensive or engaged in detente with the communists during the Cold War, the enemy continued to war against us indefinitely.

    Balkinization

  • While we remained on the defensive or engaged in detente with the communists during the Cold War, the enemy continued to war against us indefinitely.

    Balkinization

  • While we remained on the defensive or engaged in detente with the communists during the Cold War, the enemy continued to war against us indefinitely.

    Balkinization

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