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en·tente / änˈtänt/ • n. (also en·tente cor·diale / kôrˈdyäl/ ) a friendly understanding or informal alliance between states or factions: the growing entente between former opponents. ∎  a group of states in such an alliance. ∎  (the Entente Cordiale) the understanding between Britain and France reached in 1904, forming the basis of Anglo-French cooperation in World War I.

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Entente

national agreements collectively, as in the Triple Entente, 1894-1907; the Entente Cordiale, 1844, 1904.

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entente understanding. XIX. — F., f. entendre INTEND; earliest in entente cordiale.

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