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American English: /deɪˈtɑnt/
British English: /deɪˈtɑːnt/

Translation of detente in Spanish:


  • (Politics)
    Example sentences
    • They are nostalgic for the good old days of detente - superpower summits, arms control, and discussions about balancing American and Russian power in regional conflicts.
    • The chief architects of the superpower detente were President Richard Nixon and National Security Adviser Henry Kissinger.
    • The description aptly described the new diplomacy of detente emerging from the 1972 super-power summit.
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