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rapprochements

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  • noun Plural form of rapprochement.

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Examples

  • Virginia had her take lessons with the celebrity chef Marcel Boulestin (many of their rapprochements involved food).

    Imperfect Union

  • His later missions were thankless tasks, negotiating implausible rapprochements with the pope and Emperor Charles V who happened, inconveniently, to be Catherine of Aragon's nephew.

    The Many Lives of Thomas Wyatt by Nicola Shulman - review

  • Previous defense rapprochements between the two countrieshaven't amounted to much.

    U.K., France Boost Military Ties

  • Virginia had her take lessons with the celebrity chef Marcel Boulestin (many of their rapprochements involved food).

    Imperfect Union

  • Virginia had her take lessons with the celebrity chef Marcel Boulestin (many of their rapprochements involved food).

    Imperfect Union

  • He enjoyed rapprochements with Robert Dole, Trent Lott, Alan Simpson, and others who "poisoned in jest" as part of everyday politics.

    The Confessions of Bill

  • He wanted not only “to keep China in the war tying up the Japanese soldiers” but to lay the ground-work for rapprochements between China and Russia and the two competing political factions in China itself—the KMT and the CCP—thus getting a jump on postwar issues.

    The Last Empress

  • The chemistry between the two leads is a big part of the film's appeal, and to a large extent Rivette simply throws them together and waits to see what sparks will fly, his typically hovering camera delicately tracking their stormy fights and hesitant rapprochements.

    Merry-Go-Round

  • The America-Firsters would not, did not, bring about the rapprochements with the Soviet Union and with China that Kissinger did; yet they would have given up the Vietnam war when they saw (as Kissinger also does) that from America's standpoint it was unwinnable, no longer cost-effective.

    The Real Kissinger?

  • Electricity, many as are its advantages for cosmopolitan _rapprochements_, is not invariably employed in the interests of truth, and newspaper correspondents, if not watched, are liable to be an even more dangerous form of international gossip than the more leisurely fabulist of ancient time.

    Vanishing Roads and Other Essays

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