apparentement

noun ap·pa·rente·ment \ȧpȧräⁿtmäⁿ\

Definition of apparentement

plural

-s

  1. :  an alliance of French political parties formed during an election

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Origin and Etymology of apparentement

French, literally, alliance by marriage, from apparenter to ally by marriage (from Old French aparenter to take or treat as a relative, from a-—from Latin ad-— + parent relative, parent) + -ment — more at parent


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