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Definition of "tête-à-tête" [tete-a-tete]

  • Alternative spelling of tête-à-tête. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "tête-à-tête" in a sentence
  • "Since Sarney's last tete-a-tete with the Americans, tensions had mounted in the Essequibo region, with Guyana accusing Venezuela of militarily invading its territory to stave off gold mining operations."
  • "Unlike the Bush era, when meetings such as the Brownfield-Izarra tete-a-tete ended in failure, the political climate seemed much improved during the first months of the incoming Obama administration."
  • "By doing so, he would initiate an entomological tete-a-tete between the wasps and the emerald ash borer, a green-winged, torpedo-shaped beetle that looks at the gleaming shaft of wood in Alex Rodriguez's hands and sees a scrumptious meal for its children."
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