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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An opening or opportunity for action.

Usage examples (35)
  • No more unilateral peace overtures from the right.
  • His agent tells me there have been some positive overtures from the Padres to his client.
  • While Saban heads for the NFL, Iowa fans are glad coach Kirk Ferentz has turned down overtures from the pros.
  • Canadian officials earlier rejected overtures from the Dutch and British to open their own detention facility. for more
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