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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The easing of strained relations (especially between nations).

Usage examples (32)
  • Dog/cat detente is still on the level of demilitarized zones, alas.
  • The word detente was hers, as are many of the other words he remembers from her sentences.
  • As far as detente is concerned, I am sure South Africa has gained much more than it might have lost.
  • But very little else in the relations between them has been changed much, and the future of this detente is not assured. for more
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