Definition of démarche in English:

démarche

Line breaks: dé|marche
Pronunciation: /deɪˈmɑːʃ
 
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noun

A political step or initiative: foreign policy démarches
More example sentences
  • On the 17th, the US Embassy delivered a démarche to the Polish Government.
  • The interference of the two kings in Cappadocia led to Roman intervention and a démarche by Sulla.
  • By the early 860s he was requesting a bishop successively from the papacy and the Byzantine emperor, and the latter démarche elicited the mission headed by Constantine-Cyril and Methodius.

Origin

mid 17th century: French, from démarcher 'take steps'.

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