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Definition of "detente" [detente]

  • Alternative form of détente. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "detente" in a sentence
  • "Through this offensive, originally carried out in secret, which it described as detente, the racist regime sought to isolate the ANC from independent"
  • "Dog/cat detente is still on the level of demilitarized zones, alas."
  • "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."