Meaning of “détente” in the English Dictionary

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"détente" in British English

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détentenoun [ U ]

uk /deɪˈtɒnt/ us /deɪˈtɑːnt/ formal

an improvement in the relationship between two countries that in the past were not friendly and did not trust each other:

The talks are aimed at furthering détente between the two countries.

(Definition of “détente” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"détente" in American English

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détentenoun [ U ]

also detente us /deɪˈtɑnt/

politics & government, an improvement in the relationship between two countries that in the past were not friendly and did not trust each other

(Definition of “détente” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)