Definition Of rapprochements


(especially in international relations) an establishment or resumption of harmonious relations.

there were signs of a growing rapprochement between the two countries

Example Of rapprochements

  • A rapprochement between business and activists has never been more vital, but a deep cynicism persists in both camps.

  • A rapprochement is essential if developing nations are to benefit from the experience of Western water and sanitation experts.

  • A rapprochement with Libya had to take place on US terms, however.

  • Also, they all supported the implementation of capitalist reforms and rapprochement with the West.

  • And South Korean President Kim Dae Jung was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for bringing about the rapprochement .

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