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Word of the Day 11/12/17 Rapprochement

Rapprochement (noun)
rapprochement [rap-rohsh-mahn; French ra-prawsh-mahn]


noun
1. an establishment or reestablishment of harmonious relations: a rapprochement reached between warring factions.

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reconciliation, understanding, accommodation.

Origin: 1800-10; < French, equivalent to rapproche(r) to bring near, bring together (r(e)- re- + approcher; see approach) + -ment -ment

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