noun, plural dé·marches [dey-marsh] /deɪˈmarʃ/. French.
an action or gesture by a diplomat, especially a formal appeal, protest, or the like.
a statement, protest, or the like presented to public officials by private citizens, interest groups, etc.
a procedure or step; move; maneuver.
Origin of démarche
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Related Words for demarcheplot, manipulation, ploy, ruse, trick, step, measure, action, stunt, gimmick, scheme, procedure, movement, dodge, stratagem, play, shuffle, jig, shenanigans, machination
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Historical Examples of demarche
A hotel would be nothing; you could call on anybody at a hotel, if you had to; but here would be a demarche indeed!Lady Baltimore
a move, step, or manoeuvre, esp in diplomatic affairs
a representation or statement of views, complaints, etc, to a public authority
Word Origin for démarche
C17: literally: walk, gait, from Old French demarcher to tread, trample; see de-, march 1
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