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Definition of "détente" - British English Dictionary

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.
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