detente

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

detente (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of détente

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

dētente

  1. vocative masculine singular of dētentus



Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the imperative of detenerse, meaning stop!, halt!

Noun[edit]

detente m (plural detentes)

  1. A painted or embroidered image of a saint carried over the heart to ward off danger or attack.
  2. An amulet or talisman carried for protection against harm.
  3. détente (period of history involving calming of tension between the USSR and the U.S.).

Verb[edit]

detente

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of detentar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of detentar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of detentar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of detentar.

Verb[edit]

detente

  1. Compound of the informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of detener, deten and the pronoun te.

Derived terms[edit]