Definition of Entente

1. Noun. An informal alliance between countries.

Exact synonyms: Entente Cordiale
Generic synonyms: Alignment, Alinement, Alliance, Coalition



2. Noun. A friendly understanding between political powers.
Exact synonyms: Entente Cordiale
Generic synonyms: Agreement, Understanding

Definition of Entente

1. Noun. An informal alliance or friendly understanding between two states. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Entente

1. an agreement between nations [n -S]

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Literary usage of Entente

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1918)
"a policy which in no way implied armed resistance when detachments belonging to the Powers enemies of the entente decided to occupy the positions which ..."

2. The History of Europe from 1862 to 1914: From the Accession of Bismarck to by Lucius Hudson Holt, Alexander Wheeler Chilton (1917)
"The entente was undoubtedly popular in Russia, but the Russians did not have ... In their opinion, the entente rescued France from her isolation and broke ..."

3. The History of Europe from 1862 to 1914: From the Accession of Bismarck to by Lucius Hudson Holt, Alexander Wheeler Chilton (1917)
"In their opinion, the entente rescued France from her isolation and broke the ... Undoubtedly, too, a large group in France hailed the entente as the first ..."

4. I Accuse! by Richard Grelling (1915)
"THE TRIPLE entente A DEFENSIVE ALLIANCE Not only is there thus a complete absence of evidence in support of the assertion that the Triple entente intended ..."

5. The New York Times Current History (1917)
"PRESIDENT'S PEACE EFFORTS by the entente, would be interpreted by the entente Powers as a sign of weakness and- of a desire for peace at any cost. ..."

6. Diplomatic Documents Relating to the Outbreak of the European War by James Brown Scott (1916)
"The aim of the entente is evidently to checkmate the Austro-Hungarian fleet with the Italian fleet and thus release the Anglo-French naval units in the ..."

7. The American Year Book: A Record of Events and Progress by Francis Graham Wickware, (, Albert Bushnell Hart, (, Simon Newton Dexter North, William M. Schuyler (1918)
"... STATES entente Replies to President Wilson's Note of Dec. 18, 1917.—To President Wilson's suggestion in his identic notes to the belligerents of Dec. ..."

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