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Word of the Day 09/15/21 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.

WORDS RELATED TO RAPPROCHEMENT
détente, reconciliation, friendship, harmony, harmonization, cordiality, friendliness, agreement, softening, reunion, reconcilement

OTHER WORDS FOR RAPPROCHEMENT
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reconciliation, understanding, accommodation.

Origin: First recorded in 1790–1800; from French, equivalent to rapproche(r) “to bring near, bring together,” from r(e)- + approcher + -ment; see origin at re-, approach,-ment

HOW TO USE RAPPROCHEMENT IN A SENTENCE
A Cuba-U.S. rapprochement will make it increasingly hard for his government to blame the U.S. for its economic problems.
VENEZUELA SAYS GOODBYE TO ITS LIL FRIEND, WHILE THE REST OF THE CONTINENT CHEERS|CATALINA LOBO-GUERERRO|DECEMBER 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST

The Brazilian press said the White House informed Brasilia about the rapprochement minutes before the statement was made public.
VENEZUELA SAYS GOODBYE TO ITS LIL FRIEND, WHILE THE REST OF THE CONTINENT CHEERS|CATALINA LOBO-GUERERRO|DECEMBER 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST

BOGOTÁ, Colombia — Most Latin Americans celebrated the rapprochement between the United States and Cuba.
VENEZUELA SAYS GOODBYE TO ITS LIL FRIEND, WHILE THE REST OF THE CONTINENT CHEERS|CATALINA LOBO-GUERERRO|DECEMBER 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST

This rapprochement was The Birth of a Nation that Griffith evoked when he changed the name of his movie from The Clansman.
THE FIGHT TO BAN ‘BIRTH OF A NATION’|JACK SCHWARTZ|NOVEMBER 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST

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