- an understanding or agreement, as between nations
- the parties to this
Origin of ententeFrench from Old French from entendre, to understand: see intent
- An agreement between two or more governments or powers for cooperative action or policy: “the economic entente between the Soviet Union and western Europe” ( Robert W. Tucker )
- The parties to such an agreement.
Origin of ententeFrench from Old French intent from feminine past participle of entendre to understand, intend ; see intend .