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1. A course of action; a maneuver.
2. A diplomatic representation or protest.
3. A statement or protest addressed by citizens to public authorities.
[French, from Old French demarche, gait, from demarchier, to march : de-, de- + marchier, to march; see march1.]
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a move, step, or manoeuvre, esp in diplomatic affairs
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a representation or statement of views, complaints, etc, to a public authority
[C17: literally: walk, gait, from Old French demarcher to tread, trample; see de-, march1]
n., pl. -marches (-ˈmarʃ)
1. a mode of procedure.
2. a change in a course of action.