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entente cordiale

  
  (French)  
      n  
1    a friendly understanding between political powers: less formal than an alliance  
2    often caps   the understanding reached by France and Britain in April 1904, which settled outstanding colonial disputes  
     (C19: French: cordial understanding)  
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entente     (French)  
      n  
1       short for       entente cordiale  
2    the parties to an entente cordiale collectively  
     (C19: French: understanding)  


entente cordiale     (French)  
      n  
1    a friendly understanding between political powers: less formal than an alliance  
2    often caps   the understanding reached by France and Britain in April 1904, which settled outstanding colonial disputes  
     (C19: French: cordial understanding)  
Triple Entente  
      n   the understanding between Britain, France, and Russia that developed between 1894 and 1907 and counterbalanced the Triple Alliance of 1882. The Entente became a formal alliance on the outbreak of World War I and was ended by the Russian Revolution in 1917  

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entente

  
         entente cordiale         
agreement, arrangement, compact, deal, friendship, pact, treaty, understanding  

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entente           entente cordiale   
agreement, arrangement, compact, deal, friendship, pact, treaty, understanding  

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