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démarche

noun dé·marche \dā-ˈmärsh, di-ˈ, ˈdā-ˌ\

Definition of démarche

  1. 1 a :  a course of action :  maneuver b :  a diplomatic or political initiative or maneuver

  2. 2 :  a petition or protest presented through diplomatic channels



Variants of démarche

or de·marche play \dā-ˈmärsh, di-ˈ, ˈdā-ˌ\

Origin of démarche

French démarche, literally, gait, from Middle French, from demarcher to march, from Old French demarchier, from de- + marchier to march


First Known Use: 1658

Rhymes with démarche


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