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double entente

[doo-blahn tahnt]
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noun, plural dou·bles en·tentes [doo-bluh zahn-tahnt] /du blə zɑ̃ˈtɑ̃t/. French.
  1. a double meaning; ambiguity.
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  • There is a property in a double-entente, which its parent will not willingly forego.

    Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 4, September, 1850

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