Definitions for demarchedeɪˈmarʃ; -ˈmarʃ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dé•marche*deɪˈmarʃ; -ˈmarʃ(n.)(pl.)

  1. a mode of procedure.

    Category: Government

  2. a change in a course of action.

    Category: Government

* -marches. French..

Origin of démarche:

lit., gait

Princeton's WordNet

  1. demarche(noun)

    a move or step or maneuver in political or diplomatic affairs


  1. Démarche

    A démarche has come to refer either to ⁕a line of action; move; countermove; maneuver, esp. in diplomatic relations, or ⁕formal diplomatic representation of the official position, views, or wishes on a given subject from one government to another government or intergovernmental organization. Diplomatic démarches are delivered to the appropriate official of the government or organization. Démarches generally seek to persuade, inform, or gather information from a foreign government. Governments may also use a démarche to protest or object to actions by a foreign government. Informally, the word is sometimes used as a verb to describe making or receiving such correspondence.

Translations for demarche

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(plural rare) the way in which a person or animal walks

the old man's shuffling gait.

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