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détente

noun
variants: or detente

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as in rapprochement

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The first known use of détente was in 1908

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“Détente.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/d%C3%A9tente. Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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