entente

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noun en·tente \än-ˈtänt\

Definition of entente

  1. 1 :  an international understanding providing for a common course of action

  2. 2 [French entente cordiale] :  a coalition of parties to an entente

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Origin and Etymology of entente

French, from Old French, intent, understanding — more at intent

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