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en·tente

 (ŏn-tŏnt′)
n.
1. An agreement between two or more governments or powers for cooperative action or policy: "the economic entente between the Soviet Union and western Europe" (Robert W. Tucker).
2. The parties to such an agreement.

[French, from Old French, intent, from feminine past participle of entendre, to understand, intend; see intend.]

entente

(French ɑ̃tɑ̃t)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) short for entente cordiale
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the parties to an entente cordiale collectively
[C19: French: understanding]

en•tente

(ɑnˈtɑnt)

n.
1. an understanding between nations agreeing to follow a particular policy in international affairs.
2. an alliance of parties to such an understanding.
[1830–45; < French: understanding, Old French: intention, n. use of feminine of entent, past participle of entendre to intend]

Entente

 national agreements collectively, as in the Triple Entente, 1894-1907; the Entente Cordiale, 1844, 1904.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.entente - an informal alliance between countriesentente - an informal alliance between countries
alignment, alinement, coalition, alliance - an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
2.entente - a friendly understanding between political powers
agreement, understanding - the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises; "they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business"; "there was an understanding between management and the workers"

entente

noun agreement, understanding, accord, contract, arrangement, settlement, deal (informal), treaty, bargain, pact, compact, covenant, friendly agreement his attempts to nurture the entente between the two countries
Translations
antanta

entente

[ɑ̃ːnˈtɑ̃ːnt] N (Pol) → entente f

entente

[ɒnˈtɒnt] n (= friendly agreement) → entente f
an entente with sb → une entente avec qn
an entente between Britain and France → une entente entre la Grande-Bretagne et la France entente cordialeentente cordiale [ˌɒntɒntkɔːrdiˈɑl] nentente f cordiale
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All of the income elasticities for the Triple Alliance and Triple Entente are positive and less than one.