noun, plural en·tentes [ahn-tahnts; French ahn-tahnt] /ɑnˈtɑnts; French ɑ̃ˈtɑ̃t/.
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Examples from the Web for entente
I can't say I'm particularly hopeful that Iran will approach this entente in good faith.
In the 1950s, big corporation and big labor forged an entente, in which they generally agreed to share an expanding pie.The NFL Referees’ Strike Highlights Larger Truths About the U.S. Economy|Daniel Gross|September 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The Entente is victorious, and many millions are delighted and declare that the policy of Might is justified.In the World War|Count Ottokar Czernin
It was grudgingly recognized by the Entente and at once declared war on Bulgaria.A Short History of the Great War|A. F. Pollard
The quays were crowded with townspeople and soldiers from all Entente armies, with French and British troops predominating.
If we abandoned our only reliable ally later we would stand entirely isolated, face to face with the Entente.
This view predominated among the ruling classes of the Entente peoples with few exceptions.The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference|Emile Joseph Dillon
British Dictionary definitions for entente
Word Origin for entente
Word Origin and History for entente
1854, from French éntente "understanding," from Old French entente "intent" (12c.), noun use of fem. past participle of entendre "to direct one's attention (see intent). Political sense arose in 19c. from entente cordial (1844), the best-known example being that between England and France (1904), to which Russia was added in 1908.