Example sentences for: detente

How can you use “detente” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In a letter in self-defense published in Friday's Telegraph , Paxman wrote, "It is surely unarguably true that the detente which Dr Kissinger so energetically promoted was built upon the assumption that the Soviet Union would exist for the foreseeable future.

  • Her father was a parvenu who used to be a bon vivant and the enfant terrible of his clique but became a laissez-faire entrepreneur in the entrepôt business and then accepted a post as a chargé d'affaires, which entitled him to a UN laissez-passer, (working to improve detente, and rapprochement with the ancien régime), though he remained a bit of a roué, having an affaire with the au pair.

  • Oprah Winfrey Program, ABC-TV, Oct. 2, 1987 C-word cancer Cleveland Plain Dealer, Nov. 3, 1987 challenge Cleveland Plain Dealer, Nov. 3, 1987 courage Cleveland Plain Dealer, Nov. 3, 1987 D-word detente New York Times Maga- zine, Jan.

  • Kennedy began his term hoping to establish a new detente with Moscow, but he also sought to rid the Western Hemisphere of communism by ousting Castro.

  • Rist, Ray C. "On the Relations Between Educational Research Paradigms: From Disdain to Detente."

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