Definitions for ententeɑnˈtɑnt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. an understanding between nations agreeing to follow a particular policy in international affairs.

    Category: Government

  2. an alliance of parties to such an understanding.

    Category: Government

Origin of entente:

1830–45; < F: understanding, OF: intention, n. use of fem. of entent, ptp. of entendre to intend

Princeton's WordNet

  1. entente, entente cordiale(noun)

    an informal alliance between countries

  2. entente, entente cordiale(noun)

    a friendly understanding between political powers


  1. entente(Noun)

    An informal alliance or friendly understanding between two states.

Translations for entente

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


agreement; state of peace.

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