Adjective "demarche" definition and examples

(Demarche may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/deɪˈmɑːʃ/

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Definitions and examples

noun

A political step or initiative.
  1. 'For Churchill or Hitler, such a démarche was unnecessary.'
  2. 'The interference of the two kings in Cappadocia led to Roman intervention and a démarche by Sulla.'

More definitions

1. an action or gesture by a diplomat, especially a formal appeal, protest, or the like.

2. a statement, protest, or the like presented to public officials by private citizens, interest groups, etc.

3. a procedure or step; move; maneuver.

More examples(as adjective)

"levies can be demarche."

"threats can be demarche."

Origin

(démarche)Mid 17th century: French, from démarcher ‘take steps’.