noun, plural pour·par·lers [poor-par-ley; English poor-pahr-leyz]. /pur parˈleɪ; English ˌpʊər pɑrˈleɪz/. French.
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It was only after these inquiries that, to use a diplomatic phrase, pourparler for negotiations began.A Fantasy of Far Japan|Baron Kencho Suyematsu
To humour a madman—that is what one always advised, therefore Stolphe would make the pourparler, as the French say.The Money Master, Complete|Gilbert Parker
Pourparler, a diplomatic conference towards the framing of a treaty.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia|Edited by Rev. James Wood