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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A move or step or maneuver in political or diplomatic affairs.

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  • It has led the State Department to indicate that it would lodge a protest in a formal letter -- called a demarche -- with Beijing.
  • A demarche is the strongest sanction a country can exercise against another.
  • This is a demarche which is difficult, but it is anchored in Resolution 1441, which we should conduct together.
  • Earlier this week, the Syrians gave Connelly a "demarche," or formal protest, about Sunday's incident, Wood said. for more
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  • This was the winning word in the 2000 National Spelling Bee!
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