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rapprochement

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrapprochementrap‧proche‧ment /ræˈprɒʃmɒŋ, ræˈprəʊʃ- $ ˌræproʊʃˈmɑːŋ/ noun [singular, uncountable] formal 🔊 🔊 PPGthe establishment of a good relationship between two countries or groups of people, after a period of unfriendly relationsrapprochement between/with 🔊 I hope for a rapprochement between our two countries.
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rapprochementWould there have been a rapprochement with John Kennedy?Michael Ryan has looked for a rapprochement between deconstruction and Marxism.If the AlomarHirschbeck rapprochement were to be achieved, it would only be the latest in a growing apology fad.The encouraging rapprochement between Tehran and London that we'd heard so much about the previous year was at an end.Charles too had a voice: the Astronomer credits him as well as Judith with the idea of a new rapprochement with Lothar.Drummond, also an outsider, started Radio 3's rapprochement with the outside world.He could have joined battle, lost, and opted for some face-saving rapprochement.In my view, scientists have a crucial role to play in the rapprochement of conventional and complementary medicine.Nixon's visit set in motion the rapprochement between Beijing and Washington.rapprochement between/withWould there have been a rapprochement with John Kennedy?Michael Ryan has looked for a rapprochement between deconstruction and Marxism.The way was therefore open for a rapprochement between Childebert and Chilperic, who now adopted the former as his heir.The encouraging rapprochement between Tehran and London that we'd heard so much about the previous year was at an end.This policy included a greater rapprochement with the fundamentalist Jamaat-i-Islami.But not before Jarmusch has established a kind of rapprochement between their two cultures and codes of honour.Drummond, also an outsider, started Radio 3's rapprochement with the outside world.Such developments are paving the way to rapprochement between conventional and complementary medicine.
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