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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

pre-treaty talks

Usage examples (3)
  • The old woman in Normandy had written, oh, yes; but then there must have been a great pourparler, and even Félicité had grown angry.
  • When both the persons to be wedded possess fathers, a friendly pourparler takes place between the two papas and in the course of repeated libations of wine, the terms...
  • The besieged emperor somewhat relaxed the austerity of his demeanour at this; another pourparler took place, in the midst of which the fox told the Commission to mention... for more
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