entente cordiale

noun en·tente cor·diale \(ˈ)äⁿ-ˈtäⁿt-ˌkȯr-ˈdyäl\

Definition of entente cordiale

  1. 1 :  entente 1

  2. 2 :  a friendly agreement or working relationship

Origin and Etymology of entente cordiale

French, literally, cordial understanding

First Known Use: 1844

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