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DETENTE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does detente mean? 

DETENTE (noun)
  The noun DETENTE has 1 sense:

1. the easing of tensions or strained relations (especially between nations)

  Familiarity information: DETENTE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DETENTE (noun)


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Meaning:

The easing of tensions or strained relations (especially between nations)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("detente" is a kind of...):

alleviation; easement; easing; relief (the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance))


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