Contents

EnglishEdit

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French rapprochement.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɹəˈpɹɒʃ.mɒ̃/, /ɹaˈpɹɒʃ.mɒ̃/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɹæ.pɹoʊʃˈmɑn/, /ɹæ.pɹoʊʃˈmɑ̃/

NounEdit

rapprochement ‎(plural rapprochements)

  1. The reestablishment of cordial relations, particularly between two countries; a reconciliation.
    It was the Nixon administration that saw the rapprochement between the United States and China.

TranslationsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

rapprocher ‎(to near, to approach) +‎ -ment

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rapprochement m ‎(plural rapprochements)

  1. act or process of getting closer, nearer together
  2. link (between two things)

External linksEdit

Read in another language