Definition of démarche in English:


Syllabification: dé·marche
Pronunciation: /dāˈmärSH


  • A political step or initiative: foreign policy démarches
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    • 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.


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

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