entente

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English[edit]

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Borrowed from French entente (understanding).

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entente (plural ententes)

  1. An informal alliance or friendly understanding between two states.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verb entendre, or from Latin intenta; perhaps through a substantivized Vulgar Latin past participle *intendita, as a variant of intenta (cf. intenditus). See also tente.

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Noun[edit]

entente f (plural ententes)

  1. accord; agreement
  2. interpretation, meaning

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French entente.

Noun[edit]

entente f (plural ententes)

  1. entente