Definition of revanche in English:

revanche

Syllabification: re·vanche
Pronunciation: /rəˈväNSH
 
/

noun

  • The policy of a nation to seek the return of lost territory.
    More example sentences
    • France was hungry for revanche, and Britain cynically played its neighbours off against one another to achieve a ‘balance of power’.
    • Would there be cells of unrepentant quislings seeking a Japanese revanche?
    • Moreover, the keenest supporters of revanche were mostly the republic's nationalist enemies.

Origin

French, literally 'revenge'.

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