A course of action; a maneuver.
A diplomatic representation or protest.
A statement or protest addressed by citizens to public authorities.
A line of action; move or countermove; maneuver, as a protest or warning, in diplomatic relations.
A public action in the form of a protest to the government or those in power.
A protest launched through diplomatic measures.
Origin of demarche
- French from Old French demarche gait from demarchier to march de- de- marchier to march march1
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Attested 1658, in sense “walk, step”; meaning “a diplomatic move” attested from 1670s.