détente Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"détente" in British English

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détentenoun [U]

uk   /deɪˈtɒnt/  us   /-ˈtɑːnt/ 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)

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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)
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