[ a-pa-rahntuh-mahn ]

noun,plural ap·pa·ren·te·ments [a-pa-rahntuh-mahn]. /a pa rɑ̃təˈmɑ̃/. French Government.
  1. a coalition formed between political parties during an election.

Origin of apparentement

<French: alliance, coalition, equivalent to apparent(er) to make part of the family, ally, connect (ap-ap-1 + -parenter, verbal derivative of parentparent, relative) + -ment-ment

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