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His astute detente diplomacy with the Soviet Union, trying to make the world a safer place, gets high marks.Will the Tapes That Destroyed Nixon Help Rehabilitate His Image?|Scott Porch|August 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By 1963, he had survived the Cuban Missile Crisis and was steering the superpowers towards detente.
The goal of the book is to "achieve detente" with your body.
If Obama's strategy is to dial back the blue/red civil war to a detente, Franken's is to escalate it to World War III.
The Ambassador quite appreciated that the purpose of the mission was to create a detente, as distinguished from an entente.
I'm glad she's not in Italy; it makes for relaxation—for a sort of moral detente.The Portrait of a Lady|Henry James
British Dictionary definitions for détente
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Cultural definitions for détente
A period of lessening tension between two major national powers, or a policy designed to lessen that tension. Détente presupposes that the two powers will continue to disagree but seeks to reduce the occasions of conflict.